tint is a simple panel/taskbar intentionally made for openbox3, but should also work with other window managers.
Preparing your system
apt-get install subversion build-essential libpango1.0-dev libglib2.0-dev libcairo2-dev libimlib2-dev libx11-dev x-dev
Now run the following command
svn checkout http://ttm.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ ttm
you can install system wide by issuing make install or just run it out of the current directory. Next copy config_sample within the ttm directory into ~/.config/tint/tintrc and edit it to your liking.
You can simply download .deb package using the following command
Now you need to install .deb package
dpkg -i ttm_20070725-1_i386.deb