a simple program which provides a "run program" window, featuring a bash-like TAB completion. It uses GTK+ interface. Also, supports CTRL-R / CTRL-S / "!" for searching through history. Running commands in a terminal with CTRL-Enter. URL handlers
gnoclip is a very symple workspace switcher for the GNOME environment.
GNU Applet is an applet that can launch gnu emacs when clicked and open an file on GNU Emacs by draging-and-dropping an icon from gnome desktop. In other word, GNU Applet is a GUI version of gnuclient.
GNU Light Desktop
a small, simple, yet user-friendly desktop. It is WM independent and provides only a panel, used for launching applications from popup menus
An implementation of the Desktop Entry Specification found at freedesktop.org. It manages Icons that represent applications, links, and devices.
GTK Theme Switch
a small and fast command line utility to switch GTK themes on the fly
Gtk-Launch is a small program consisting of just an entry box and a button, which will execute the given command.
GVidChanger-minimal (gvidm) is a gtk app to quickly and easily change video resolutions in X. Running it will pop up a list of available modes, upon choosing a mode or cancelling, it exits.
a proposal for the GNUstep Workspace Manager
Handy Extension Handler
associates file extensions/types with user defined programs/shell scripts and handles/opens them accordingly
Hardware Monitor applet
Hardware Monitor applet is an applet for the Gnome panel which tries to be a beautiful all-round solution to hardware monitoring. It also tries to be user-friendly and generally nice and sensible, integrating pleasantly with the rest of your Gnome desktop.
IceWM Control Panel
IceWM Control Panel is a full-featured, Gtk-based Control Panel for IceWM. It features such tools as Ice Sound Manager (for managing IceWM sound events), IcePref2, a wallpaper manager, and many other tools bundled into a familiar Windoze-like interface.
lets you use blackbox styles natively within kwin, the kde2 window manager
KDE BlogLines ticker
KDE BlogLines ticker is a small application that sits in the KDE system tray and patiently checks a BlogLines account for updates in specified periods, notifying the user of new entries as they appear. Features bells and whistles.
KDE URL Link Launcher
KDE URL Link Launcher allows you to launch URL link files that are found on Microsoft Windows operating systems.
KDE Web Applet
a small KDE applet for embedding web pages. It comes with a script to make your own webpages that are compatible with the applet
translates the KDE-style links into links in wmconfig-style, used by WindowMaker and many others
will help you dock any application in the system tray. This means you can dock openoffice, xmms, firefox, thunderbolt, anything! Just point and click. Works for all NET WM compliany window managers - that includes KDE, GNOME, XFce and many more
kedge is a small utility app to do edge-sensitive virtual-desktop switching with your mouse in KDE 2.x and 3.x.
a KDE 2.0 kicker applet to control your FoldingAtHome client
a KDE application that provides a button-bar like FvwmButtons or tkGoodStuff
The aim of the K Lightweight Desktop Environment (KLyDE) is to provide a lightweight KDE desktop.
a small utility for Linux to magnify a part of the screen. It is very useful for people with visual disabilities and for those working in the fields of image analysis, web development etc
kpanel2 is a modified version of the Corel Kpanel intended to work with the standard KDElibs and KDEcore.
Kredentials is a KDE systray applet for keeping Kerberos and AFS authentication tokens current.
a cool desktop panel (like KDE's kicker) for KDE 3.2 with smooth zooming (2 modes: normal & parabolic). Its aim is to provide a cool alternative/complement to kicker. As it is intended for KDE/Linux, its behaviour will be like that of kicker
offers a highly configurable splash screen for KDE desktops. Unlike the standard KDE Splash Screen (KSplash), this program offers multiple appearances, and now supports a highly customizable theming engine
a small program that will convert Windows themes to KDE themes
The Kuartet Desktop project aims to create a visually appealing, easy to use desktop built upon KDE. It consists of a library written around Superkaramba that makes it easy to write desktop applets that are integrated within a centralized desktop theme, a set of very usable desktop applets, and graphical configuration tools. The main desktop applet is the Kuartet Manager, which provides quick access to documents, applications, bookmarks, etc.
an innovative docker for KDE that is based on the engine from osXBar 1.0.23. It works as a task manager, a mount-point manager, and a launcher
KZoom is a KDE graphical applications which can be used to enlarge parts of your X Window desktop. It's a very handy tool and various zooming controls along with easy of use make it suitable both for professionals in webdesign.
a small program for executing applications, based on WINGs library
an all-in-one file handling solution for use with any software that uses file type to file handler mappings
a library which allows you to write foXcontrol components
a desktop environment where you work by specifying "verbs" and "objects" 1) with complete symmetry, without forcing an order, and 2) with automatic hiding of the things that don't make sense. Also features navigation based on recent usage
Lortug is a scriptable toolbar application. What this means is that you write scripts describing the layout and what you want the toolbars to do and Lortug creates the toolbars.
ltpanel is a lightweight panel, looking similar to the gnome tasklist applet. It uses only xlib and has a very light memory footprint.
a modified version of Deskmate! set to display Lum when it's loaded
a small panel application written in GTK 2.0. It provides a basic icon menu, a group of panel icons, a taskbar and a clock. The intent of the Luminance Panel is to create an easy to use, lightweight application
LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) is a project with an objective of providing a desktop environment which is lightweight and fast. Read more
LXPanel is a lightweight X11 desktop panel based on fbpanel.
MailDooHicky is a configurable Gtk-Perl toolbar that can display the current date/time, mail read/total, overall cpu usage and network interface statistics (cpu/net are linux only). It also has user definable buttons, a run window, simple calendar and a scratch-pad.
manix is a desktop environment which aims to provide a full MacOS 8/9 interface, including an implementation of the Carbon API.
MATE Desktop Environment
MATE Desktop Environment is a non-intuitive and unattractive desktop for users, using traditional computing desktop metaphor.
MemoPanel is a tiny memo on the GNOME panel.
metisse is an experimental X desktop with some OpenGL capacity. Metisse is constituted by a virtual X server called Xwnc, a special version of FVWM and an FVWM module FvwmAmetista.
a Window Maker dock app for managing your mountable storage devices
a dockable textfield which executes commands
neap is a pager that runs in the notification area or systray of your desktop's panel. It follows the freedesktop.org specifications.
netwmpager is an enhanced version of the original netwmpager-1.11 program.
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