ANNOUNCE: xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin 1.1.0 released

Graeme Gott graeme at
Fri Jul 26 14:34:48 CEST 2013

On 07/26/2013 07:24 AM, Genghis Khan wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:41:38 +0200
> Liviu Andronic <landronimirc at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 11:40 AM, Graeme Gott <graeme at>
>> wrote:
>>> On 07/25/2013 09:20 PM, Arthur Johnson wrote:
>>>> Dumb question, is there a way to get these menu popups to work
>>>> without a panel? I use twm and xfce4-appfinder to launch things,
>>>> but would like something faster.
>>> Not that I'm aware of. Both Whisker Menu and the regular Xfce
>>> applications menu are panel applets, and require a panel to run. The
>>> popup commands just tell the Xfce panel to pass an event to an
>>> applet in the panel.
>> The user could, in principle, use a single instance of xfce4-panel
>> with only one plugin in it. Then set the panel to autohide, and you're
>> done.
> There are Xfce applications such as ClipMan that are independent from
> Xfce Panel. ClipMan can be used in Systray, too, outside of Xfce Panel.
> I would like Xfce Whisker Menu to be also available outside of Xfce
> Pannel in order to be used in Fluxbox, IceeWM, Openbox, TWM etc.
I'm sorry, I'm not interested in adding support for that right now. If
somebody else wants to write support for that, or even port that part of
ClipMan to Whisker Menu, I will gladly merge it.

Graeme Gott

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