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Desktop with running adesklets
Desktop with running adesklets
Developer(s) 2006-03-31
Last release
0.6.1 / March 31, 2006; 11 years ago (2006-03-31)
Written in C
Operating system unix-like/Linux
License GPL

adesklets is a lightweight X11 program which provides the architecture for small applets (desktop widgets) to be placed on top of the user's desktop. The applets placed on the desktop are meant to be quick ways for the user to retrieve information and not get in the way of normal activity. More formally, it could be referred to as an interactive Imlib2 console for the X Window System. adesklets stands for another desklets container.


The programs that are run inside adesklets are called desklets and are small Python applets loaded into the adesklets daemon. Some of the available desklets include:

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