matchbox-panel(1) a desktop panel for resource-limited systems


matchbox-panel [options]


matchbox-panel is a desktop panel, which can hold small `applets' such as a clock, system monitor and wireless monitor.

Matchbox is a base environment for the X Window System running on non-desktop embedded platforms such as handhelds, set-top boxes, kiosks and anything else for which screen space, input mechanisms or system resources are limited.


-display display
X display to connect to
-geometry geometry
Use --size/--orientation instead
--id int
Panel number
--size int, -s int
Width/height of panel in pixels
--orientation north|east|south|west
--default-apps app list, -da app list
Comma-separated list of apps to add to a panel when no session starts
--margin-start +int
Initial app offset in pixels (panel start)
--margin-end +int
Initial app offset in pixels (panel end)
Request panel in titlebar
--no-session, -ns
Disable automatic session saving
--no-menu, -nm
Disable popup menu
--no-flip, -nf
Disable automatic panel rotation when display is rotated
--overide-bubbles, -o
Set override-redirect attribute on popup information windows


matchbox-panel was written by Matthew Allum <[email protected]>.