Fookb is Xkb state indicator. It can display an icon corresponding to current locked Xkb group. It also can switch Xkb groups.

GAI bgswitcher

A simple background switching application using the GAI framework.

GAI Blobs

A bunch of moving blobs

GAI Pager

This is an Enlightenment and a Waimea pager.


miniCHESS was born out of boredom. I warn you… if you’re a chess enthusiast and play a lot then please use xboard or some other chess gui. Even though miniCHESS has that kinda cool factor, it does get hard on the eyes. I like using miniCHESS for games in which I’m in no hurry to finish and go on for a couple days. Sorry but miniCHESS has no save/restore features yet.


Minicontrol is a dockapp featuring:

  • Simple digital CLOCK
  • WPrefs launcher button
  • Shutdown-Restart button

Mountapp is a dockapp for mounting and unmounting filesystems. It is especially useful for removable volumes like CD-ROMs, ZIP(tm) disks, and floppies. One click to mount, unmount, eject. GUI configuration, automatically configures “user” and “owner” mounts from /etc/fstab.


Pywmgeneric is a dockapp with five entries that display the first line of output from an external program, the returned string from an python method or a static string. Three mouse actions can be associated with each displayed entry. It is written in Python.


Pywmseti monitors the progress of one SETI@home process. It is written in Python. The colours are highly customizable. You can start/stop the process through clicking somewhere in the window.

Sherman's aquarium

This applet gives you an aquarium with some randomly selected fishes that live there. Well, to tell you the truth, you can get a turtle in your aquarium too. Some other features this program gives you, except for the part that it gives you an aquarium with fishes that takes care of itself, no feeding, no cleaning and so on, is that the temperature scale on the right side shows the current CPU load. It can also be configurated to display the time and show the status of numlock, capslock and scrollock. The fishes are done by Jim Toomey, the author of the “Sherman’s Lagoon” comics.

TV in a Box

This is a TV displaying applet. It has most features that normal TV displaying applications have.


wmAnimateImage is a dockapp in the style of wmGrabImage except this one animates the image it grabs from the web. You supply the frame rate the wget time and the number of frames. It also supports multiple (up to 255) sources that can be selected with the mouse wheel. Left clicking opens a corresponding URL and middle click opens the image in a viewer.


wmArchUp is a very simple program used to monitor for package updates in Arch Linux. It uses the checkupdates script that come with pacman for safe checking if there is any package updates. It is a dockapp that is supported by X window managers such as Window Maker, AfterStep, BlackBox, Fluxbox and Enlightenment.

This dockapp is quite simple. It contains an Arch Linux logo icon. When there is not package updates then the Arch Linux logo icon is greyed. When there are package updates then the Arch Linux logo icon is blue. The program check for updates every 10 minutes.


wmbackground is a Window Maker dockable application that changes the backgrounds (switches the wallpapers). The application reads the ~/.wmbackground directory and accepts the backgrounds stored in *.png files only.


wmbio is a dockapp designed for Window Maker. It shows you your biorhythms by setting your birth date. It also allows you to see the progress in the time of your biorhythms and it calculates your next positive or negative total biorhythmic level.


wmblob shows some blobs moving around. It does nothing useful, it’s just a toy.


wmcliphist is a dockable application for Window Maker. It keeps a history of clipboard operations and allows you to put previously copied items back to clipboard for pasting to other applications.


Window Maker Crappy Pager. A simple dockable pager for use in Window Maker.


“dia” is a german word for “Reversal film”.

This is a small dockapp, which does nearly nothing. It just creates an empty window with a 62x62 background pixmap.

When you click on the window, the command in the property “COMMAND” is executed. When you move the mouse in the window the text in the property “TOOLTIP” is shown as tooltip.


wmDockApp is an empty do nothing dockapp that draw a black rectangle that is 54x54. The only functionality is that it handles expose events. It does however come with wmgeneral and has many of the functions needed for a typical dockapp already written. The developer need therefore only write the actual useful code for their dockapp and the rest can be ignored. This app is therefore a good starting point when writing a new dockapp.


Multi shape 3D rotating dots.


Monitors eBay auctions. Shows auction title and current price.


WMeyes is a pretty simple application: it sits in the Window Maker dock, and a pair of eyes track your cursor. Actually, the program should work in all window managers, but then you don’t have a dock to sit it in, in which case you might as well use xeyes.


wmfelica is a dockapp that displays the balance of the digital money using felica. wmfelica is supported Edy, Suica and Pasumo.


wmfortune is a dockapp that shows you fortune messages.


A dockapp that shows the picture of a person, usually a kid, and when clicked, displays its age (years, months and days). The goal is to put a picture of your beloved one on your desktop.


Displays the earth on an icon. It’s an adaptation of XGlobe to the Window Maker environment. WMGlobe uses a map which is rendered on a sphere by raytracing.


Monitor your favorite web image. If you have memory leak problems: upgrade your ImageMagick package (its likely to be the cause).


wminfo is a dockapp that displays text-format information using the plugin. The standard plugin is a shell script. The plugin writes the information to stdout and wminfo captures the output and displays it row by row. Using the appropriat plugins wminfo can display different information from the system or from the internet. The program is provided with a lot of sample plugins.


Control the brightness of the display on a Compaq Armada E300 / E500 laptop. It can override the BIOS settings (For example you can set maximum brightness on a minimum power consumption level).

Left Click - Increase Brightness
Right Click - Decrease Brightness


A DockApp thats runs a slightly modified version of Jamie Zawinski’s xmatrix screenhack.


aMSN plugin + dockapp that monitors the last message received and the number of sent/received messages.


wmomikuzi is a dockapp that predicts your luck (without any basis) in traditional Japanese Style. “omikuzi” means “written orale” or “fortune telling” in Japanese.


wmpager is a simple pager docklet for the Window Maker.

wmpager offers the following features:

  • convenient workspace switching using the mouse for up to nine workspaces
  • automatic configuration according to the number of workspaces (you may however if you like also specify the number of workspaces and the layour of wmpager yourself)
  • automagic adjustment to the currently active workspace (if you happen to switch workspaces using the keyboard or some other Window Maker means)
  • configurable look and feel to match your Window Maker theme
  • tooltips for the workspace names (if you happen to have to many workspaces and can’t remember which is which ;-))

wmpasman stores your passwords, and makes them available for pasting (both via the middle-click PRIMARY selection and the CLIPBOARD selection) at the click of a button. It also contains a digital clock. Access is controlled by a passphrase.


wmphoto+ is a Window Maker application that displays the images in the dockable application window. You can switch the images manually or display them as a slide show. Each image accepts up to two related commands. You can run them using mouse buttons when the application displays the image. Using the alternative configuration directories you can run a few instances of the program which display the different sets of the images.


wmpinboard is a Window Maker dock applet resembling a miniature pinboard. It’s intended to somewhat relieve heavily littered desktops by allowing you to place reminders on a graphical on-screen pinboard rather than produce a mess of rea notes all around your keyboard (thus being environmentally A Good Thing, too ;-) ).


wmpuzzle provides a 4x4 puzzle on a 64x64 mini window. You can puzzle any XPM image you wish.


wmQStat is a dockable front-end to qstat by Steve Jankowski, a popular command-line monitor of lots of Internet game servers, i.e. Quake/W/2/3, Hexen2/W, HL/CS/HL2, Tribes/2, RtCW, UT200x, DooM III, FarCry, to name a few (this list is by far not complete).


“This program is a Window Maker style dockapp which allows you to create note windows. By default, the notes, along with their position, size, and color, are stored in files and will be restored when wmstickynotes is run again.


Dock any (!) application into the Window Maker dock.


Cute tetris applet.


wmtext is a dock application that displays the output of a shell command.

The background and text colours can be changed according to patterns found in the command output.


wmThemeCh is a Window Maker theme changer dockapp. You can define topics for themes. Left-click changes between themes belonging to the current topic. Right-click changes current topic.


Tic Tac Toe on the dock! By André Ribeiro Camargo.


Simple yet useful trash dockapp:

  • left click: browse trash,
  • double right click: empty trash.

Trash icon can be changed from config file.


Boooring 2D tunnel.


Dockable video4linux TV player for WindowMaker


wmuim is a toolbar application for UIM.


Watch your own webcam in a small dockapp window. Now supports external scripts (to stamp and send the jpeg images to webserver etc..)


Frontend for xscreensaver (right now it only runs the separate hacks in the DockApp).


XScreenSaver dockapp that will lock (left-click) your XSession and upon right-click bring up the XScreenSaver prefs.