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I remember that ubuntu with gnome 2.3 was having an awesome app called " docky". It was great but unity is much better for me now, so I'm just asking if there's any way to make a stack docklet like this in this photo.

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possible duplicate of Stacks for Unity Launcher – jokerdino Jul 9 '12 at 8:58
Related -… – jokerdino Jul 9 '12 at 9:00

You can try using Cairo Dock 3.0 in your system. It works fine and is comfortable to use. You can install it using following commands:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cairo-dock-team/ppa
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins

It maintains the naturalism of Ubuntu along with comfort of a proper dock.

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Will, thanks every one. but I don't like to use multiple docks! Unity's bar is just like a dock and I can't use more than this bar! if there's any plugin or something for unity I'll appreciate this. thanks – yusuf Jul 7 '12 at 14:10
No Unity's Launcher is a Launcher nothing more nothing less, and no there's no plug ins nor anything near that for Unity at the moment. This are your only options for stacks. – Uri Herrera Jul 7 '12 at 15:23

You can use avant-window-navigator. It has a stack plugin in the applet window. The terminal command is:

sudo apt-get install avant-window-navigator

Here is a good tutorial about using avant-window-navigator.

Here is a picture of stack applet

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After you added the applet, right click on the stack applet icon, and select "Preferences". In the "Stack layout" tab, select curged-gui option.

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For adding anything on the stack, Press CTRL+ALT+SHIFT after selecting the item and drag and drop it in the stack.

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Cairo-Dock's Stack applet lets you stack files, folders and URL. Simply drop anything inside the dock and it will be automatically added to the Stack

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