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AllTray is a program that allows the user of an X11-based desktop environment to “dock” any program into the system tray/notification area. It has been unmaintained for a few years now, due to overwhelming health and life issues, for which I apologize.

I hope to remedy this: as of April 2019, I am officially resuming maintenance of AllTray. Of course, you can help speed things up by donating, which helps me to cover expenses and not only devote time, but devote more relaxed time, which makes things happen faster.

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Trust in Programs

Computer programs are only as “smart” as they are made to be. This is something that you already know if you’ve written even a single computer program. This is a fact that is often exploited by people, used against programs which are connected to the public network. The Spectrum As with anything, with programmers, you have a spectrum. Most people fall somewhere in the middle of it, but at the edges you have two types of people:

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