The IGEL OS Desktop

You can operate the device via the taskbar and the IGEL menu.

The following items can be found in the taskbar at the bottom of the screen:

IGEL_Startmenu v10

Opens the IGEL menu.

Quick Start Panel

Application Launcher 32x32

Application Launcher: Opens a dialog window with start symbols for sessions.

IGEL setup 32x32

Setup: Opens the IGEL setup.

Symbol for sessions: Launches a session.

Window bar

Window buttons

Allows you to switch between open windows.

System tray

CPU power plan: Changes the power saving settings.

Volume v10

Volume control

Allows you to remove a USB stick safely

Netzwerkverbindung v10

Local network connection

Time v10

Time / date

The IGEL menu offers the following areas and functions:

  • Sessions: Allows you to launch sessions
  • System: Allows you to launch system programs
  • About: Shows all relevant system information
  • Search window: Allows you to find sessions and functions in the start menu
  • IGEL shutdown Allows you to shut down the device
  • IGEL reboot Allows you to restart the device


Last update: February 14, 2019