What Is the System Tray?
by, 03-04-2012 at 10:35 AM (994 Views)
At desktop’s bottom, a specific area named as “the system tray” exists. Operating system user always has the access to this area.
1. Referred as system tray in KDE.
2. In windows, it is also known as Taskbar Status area.
3. It is known as notification area in case of a Gnome desktop.
This area is accessed as well as shared all times in any operating system, by all applications.
The given figure illustrates the system tray at Linux as well as MS Windows. At screen’s lower (right) corner, system tray is present.
Windows System Tray
Linux System Tray