iDesk is a minimalist computer program used in conjunction with X window managers to draw icons on the desktop. iDesk has been in development since 2003 and is licensed under the GPL.


*anti-aliased and shadowed fonts
*execution of multiple shell commands
*tooltip effect

Live Distros that feature iDesk

*Damn Small Linux


* Anibal Avelar (current maintainer)
* Tim Finley (maintainer from .3.5 to .5.*)
* Bryn "curious" (contributed on and off)
* Chris "nikon" Roberts (original author)

See also

* computing minimalism
* Fluxbox, a window manager often used in conjunction with iDesk
* ROX Desktop, a lightweight desktop environment with support for desktop icons

External links

* [ iDesk Project Wiki]
* [ idesktool - a GUI configuration tool for iDesk]
* [ gallery of screenshots featuring iDesk]

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