Tianbar is a status bar for XMonad and possibly similar window managers. It is
using WebKit as its rendering engine, meaning that the entire look and feel is
Tianbar will show
index.html from its XDG configuration directory
$HOME/.config/tianbar). It it up to you to create that, add styles,
widgets and other behavior.
scripts directory. Widgets are loaded using RequireJS,
which, as well as jQuery and other libraries required, are bundled
For an example of RequireJS configuration, see the
Displays the status of IBus input method.
Displays the connection status from NetworkManager.
Displays the battery status for all the batteries reporting through UPower.
Displays the time and date.
Displays the current PulseAudio volume. Note that
is required to be available.
Displays the weather at current location (determined via HTML geolocation API)
XMonad status widget works by listening on DBus for messages sent by the
System.Tianbar.XMonadLog documentation for details.
- AJAX requests from Tianbar are not subject to the same origin policy. This
makes it easier to interact with various Web services. You can also make
requests to the local files, for example, to extract CPU activity statistics
- Interaction with the displayed Web page is limited. For example, text fields
are not active if there are other windows on the screen.
The project is essentially a fork of Taffybar, stripped down of
Haskell configuration and widgets and not yet having achieved functional parity