Dockapps

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Window Maker Dock with the dockapps wmclock wmmon wmapmload and wmusic

Dockapps, or docked applications are computer programs which appear to reside inside an icon rather than a window in graphical computer systems, normally in a part of the user interface known as the dock. Their display is constantly updated just like a windowed application, but appears inside a small (64x64 pixel) icon.

This makes dockapps particularly suitable for monitoring things in the background, and some applications of dockapps are:

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External links[edit]

  • dockapps.net - a central repository for many dockapps
  • xdock - an application that emulates Window Maker docks in any window manager