Showing posts from February, 2012


obmenu-generator  is a simple, lightweight, easily configurable Perl script that generates a full Openbox XML-menu based upon the information present in *.desktop application files (related to  fbmenugen  and  menutray ). It has full support for icons (respecting the current icon theme) and can generate either a static or a dynamic menu. The parsing of the *.desktop files is provided by the Linux::DesktopFiles module. In a dynamic menu, the entries are updated automatically when a new application is installed or when the current icon theme is changed by the user. Starting with version 0.61, obmenu-generator introduced a new smart-cache system which will store all the required data from the *.destkop files in a new cache.db file, which is also updated automatically when a new application is (re)installed or when the  or are changed. With the new cache-system in place, a full menu with icons is generated in ~8ms (compared to ~60ms before). In versi


fbmenugen is a simple menu generator for the Fluxbox WM (related to  menutray  and  obmenu-generator ). It generates a valid Fluxbox menu file with the applications from the /usr/share/applications  directory, ordered on categories. It also provides a configuration file that allows the user to customize the menu. Github: AUR Link:


Menutray is a simple menu generator (related to obmenu-generator  and  fbmenugen ). It generates a Perl script containing all the applications from the /usr/share/applications directory, ordered on categories. It also provides a schema file for customization. Starting with version 0.42, menutray supports Gtk3 with the  --gtk3 option . Github : AUR Link :


Find installed Perl modules matching a regular expression. It's very fast and efficient. Download :