caitlyn has packaged fbpanel, and it available for download from the testing repo. The package also contains customizations for VL.
fbpanel: fbpanel (lightweight GTK2-based panel for UNIX desktop)
fbpanel: fbpanel is desktop panel which provides graphical
fbpanel: information and feedback about desktop activity
fbpanel: and allows interaction with the window manager.
fbpanel: fbpanel requires NETWM (www.freedesktop.org)
fbpanel: compliant window manager.
fbpanel: WEBSITE: http://fbpanel.sf.net/
fbpanel: AUTHOR: Anatoly Asviyan <email@example.com>
fbpanel: LICENSE: See COPYING file
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