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How do I remove the Unity launcher?
Can I get rid of the launcher in Unity?

I have this dock installed (on the right in my screenshot) and i'd like it to completely replace the launcher.

Right clicking on the bar did nothing, nor did [Alt]+[Super]+[Right click]

I'm also pretty much a newb in Ubuntu, so please take that into account when answering :)

Thx, you guys rule!


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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, fossfreedom Jun 5 '12 at 14:09

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

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What you are looking for is a new session that uses the dock alone. I believe then what you need is cairo-dock. It will install a new session that you can select from your login screen, which allows you to use a dock-only session (so the Unity launcher and panel will not show up there).

When you login to the computer, there will be a button with the Ubuntu logo next to your name (don't enter your password yet).

Click this button and you will get a list of "sessions" that you can log in to. Choose Cairo-dock, and then enter your password and hit enter. You will not login to a Cairo-Dock session from now on.

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cairo-dock installed. When i login, no sign of anything you mentioned appears. I don't understand anything else from what you said, could you please elaborate a little? thx – vlad-ardelean Jun 5 '12 at 14:25
@Roland - please add your answer to the linked Q&A and delete this one. We'll get the correct search redirect with this search term. Thanks. – fossfreedom Jun 5 '12 at 17:10
@fossfreedom this one is not really the same as those, I suggest he open a new question that would specify what he wants more appropriately. – RolandiXor Jun 5 '12 at 19:08

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