The xmobar package

[Tags: bsd3, program]

Xmobar is a minimalistic text based status bar.

Inspired by the Ion3 status bar, it supports similar features, like dynamic color management, output templates, and extensibility through plugins.


Versions0.3, 0.3.1, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6, 0.7, 0.8, 0.9, 0.9.1, 0.9.2, 0.10, 0.11, 0.11.1, 0.12, 0.13, 0.14, 0.15, 0.16, 0.17, 0.18, 0.19, 0.20, 0.20.1, 0.21, 0.22, 0.22.1, 0.23, 0.23.1
Change logNone available
Dependenciesbase (<3 || ==4.*), bytestring, containers, directory, filepath, hinotify, libmpd (>=0.5), mtl, old-locale, old-time, parsec, process, stm, time, unix, utf8-string, X11 (>=1.3.0), X11-xft (>=0.2)
AuthorAndrea Rossato
MaintainerJose A. Ortega Ruiz <>
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Source repositoryhead: git clone git:// -b master
UploadedFri Dec 24 02:16:12 UTC 2010 by JoseAntonioOrtegaRuiz
DistributionsDebian:0.23.1, Fedora:0.22.1, FreeBSD:0.21, NixOS:0.23.1
Downloads10827 total (354 in last 30 days)
StatusDocs not available [build log]
All reported builds failed as of 2015-06-10 [all 2 reports]


small_baseChoose the new smaller, split-up base package.Enabled
with_xftUse Xft to render text. UTF-8 support included.Disabled
with_utf8With UTF-8 support.Enabled
with_inotifyinotify support (modern Linux only). Required for the Mail and MBox plugins.Disabled
with_iwlibWireless info support. Required for the Wireless plugin, needs iwlib installed.Disabled
with_mpdMPD support. Needs libmpd installed.Disabled
all_extensionsIncludes all optional extensions.Disabled

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