JavaFX System Tray Support

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at
Wed Apr 22 15:41:31 UTC 2020

On 4/22/20 6:39 am, Sebastian Stenzel wrote:
> Judging from the comments in the aforementioned issues it doesn't seem like we can expect anything to change on AWT side. This is why it has often been requested to create an alternative using JavaFX. [2] That said, it has always been postponed. This led to projects like this [3] which try to work around these limitations but require a lot of different approaches for the various systems.

For the record, if anyone has a desire to improve the behavior of tray icon in AWT on Linux, you are welcome to send a patch to awt-dev!

Best regards, Sergey.

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