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
Dependenciesbase (<3), filepath, mtl (==2.0.*), parsec (==3.1.*), stm (==2.3.*), time, unix, X11 (==1.6.*) or
base (==4.*), bytestring, containers, directory, filepath, mtl (==2.0.*), old-locale, parsec (==3.1.*), process, stm (==2.3.*), time, unix, X11 (==1.6.*)
AuthorAndrea Rossato
MaintainerJose A. Ortega Ruiz <>
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Source repositoryhead: git clone git:// -b master
UploadedMon Jun 4 01:05:45 UTC 2012 by JoseAntonioOrtegaRuiz
DistributionsDebian:0.22, Fedora:0.21, FreeBSD:0.17, NixOS:0.22.1
Downloads7937 total (444 in last 30 days)
StatusDocs pending
Build status unknown [no reports yet]


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
with_alsaUse alsa-mixer to get the volume from soundcards.Disabled
with_datezoneEnables localized date supportDisabled
with_mprisMPRIS v1, v2 supportDisabled
with_threadedUse threaded runtimeDisabled

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