XFCE Panel Plugins

As is apparent from the list below, there are quite a large number of different plugins available for the XFCE panel that can be found in the Funtoo GNU/Linux Portage tree. The basic procedure for adding a new panel plugin is as follows: Emerge the desired plugin by running the following command, as root:

# emerge <name of plugin>

Then, add the plugin to the desired panel, using the following steps:

  1. Open xfce4-settings-manager and select the "Panel" button
  2. Go to the items tab under the panel configuration window
  3. Click the "+" button on the right side of the window
  4. Select the desired plugin to add to the panel from the list of plugins

Name of pluginDescription of plugin
xfce4-battery-pluginA battery monitor panel plugin for the Xfce desktop environment
xfce4-cellmodem-pluginA panel plug-in with monitoring support for GPRS/UMTS(3G)/HSDPA(3.5G) modems
xfce4-clipman-pluginA clipboard manager plug-in for the Xfce panel
xfce4-cpufreq-pluginA panel plugin for showing information about cpufreq settings
xfce4-cpugraph-pluginA system load plug-in for the Xfce panel
xfce4-datetime-pluginA panel plug-in with date, time and embedded calender
xfce4-diskperf-pluginA panel plug-in for disk usage and performance statistics
xfce4-embed-pluginA plug-in for embedding arbitrary application windows into the Xfce panel
xfce4-equake-pluginPanel plug-in that displays information about earthquakes at regular intervals
xfce4-eyes-pluginA panel plug-in which adds classic eyes to your every step
xfce4-fsguard-pluginA filesystem guard plug-in for the Xfce panel
xfce4-genmon-pluginCyclically spawns the executable, captures its output and displays the result into the panel
xfce4-gvfs-mountA panel plug-in to mount remote filesystems for the Xfce desktop environment
xfce4-indicator-pluginA panel plugin that uses indicator-applet to show new messages
xfce4-kbdleds-pluginA panel plug-in to show state of Caps, Num and Scroll Lock keys
xfce4-mailwatch-pluginAn mail notification panel plug-in for the Xfce desktop environment
xfce4-modemlights-pluginA panel plug-in intended to simplify establishing a ppp connection
xfce4-mount-pluginAn mount plug-in for the Xfce panel
xfce4-mpc-pluginMusic Player Daemon (mpd) panel plugin
xfce4-netload-pluginA network load plug-in for the Xfce panel
xfce4-notes-pluginXfce4 panel sticky notes plugin
xfce4-places-pluginA panel plug-in to provide quick access to files, folders and removable media
xfce4-playercontrol-pluginAudacious and MPD panel plugins
xfce4-pulseaudio-pluginA panel plug-in for PulseAudio volume control
xfce4-quicklauncher-pluginA quicklauncher plug-in for the Xfce panel
xfce4-radio-pluginV4L radio device control plug-in for the Xfce desktop environment
xfce4-sensors-pluginA panel plug-in for different sensors using acpi, lm_sensors and hddtemp
xfce4-smartbookmark-pluginSmart bookmark plug-in for the Xfce desktop environment
xfce4-systemload-pluginSystem load plug-in for Xfce panel
xfce4-time-out-pluginA panel plug-in to take periodical breaks from the computer
xfce4-timer-pluginA simple timer plug-in for the Xfce desktop environment
xfce4-verve-pluginA comfortable command line plugin for the Xfce panel
xfce4-wavelan-pluginA panel plug-in to display wireless interface statistics
xfce4-weather-pluginA weather plug-in for the Xfce desktop environment
xfce4-whiskermenu-pluginAlternate application launcher for Xfce
xfce4-wmdock-plugina compatibility layer for running WindowMaker dockapps on Xfce4
xfce4-xkb-pluginXKB layout switching panel plug-in for the Xfce desktop environment