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ALLTRAY(1) AllTray Manual Page ALLTRAY(1)


AllTray - Dock any program into the system tray.


alltray [program] [options]


With AllTray you can dock any application with no native tray icon (like Evolution, Thunderbird, Terminals) into the system tray. A high-light feature is that a click on the "close" button will minimize back to system tray. It works well with Gnome, KDE, XFCE 4*, Fluxbox* and WindowMaker*. Xmms is supported in particular.

Click-Mode: Only run alltray and click on the window you would like to dock. (Abort with <c>)


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

Show summary of options.
Show version of program.
Show debug messages.
Do not hide window after start.
Use a PNG image as an icon.
allow large icons (> 24x24).
visible on all workspaces.
not visible in taskbar.
remove border, title, frame (if not supported native).
Add entry "menu text:command" to popdown menu.
Show title change for <sec> seconds. Probably most useful for xmms.
initial position. see man X.
create a keyboard shortcut.
Modifier -> "Shift", "Control", "Alt", "AltGr"
Key -> "a", "F1", "End" ...
or "Keycode" (Number) returned by the program "xev"
display no tray icon (useful only with the "--key" option).
click on window close button: do not minimize back to system tray, close.
show KDE configuration dialog.



This manual page was written by Carlos C Soto <> for the GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

AllTray (C) 2005, Jochen Baier <>

2010-02-07 Version 0.71