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I want to give Unity a try but still need some docklets that are provided by Docky, until Unity gets more flexible.

Is there a way to prevent Docky from managing windows without a launcher. Otherwise I have both, Unity and Docky, managing my open windows, which is a waste of space.

There has already been a question about unchecking the named option, what seems to be not possible by default: "uncheck-manage-windows-without-launcher"

The answer was an explanation, why one of the docks in Docky does have to manage windows.

I am searching for a tweak, to change that behavior. Since there is a tweak to hide the "Anchor-Icon" in Docky "Remove Anchor in Docky", maybe it is possible to hide Docky's "window-manager" as well.

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To my knowledge, you cannot stop Docky from using the window manager feature. The best you can do is find another Dock that allows you to do that.

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That's not the answer I was actually hoping for, but thanks for your reply. I have switched to AWN and I do not regret it up to now. CU – YSN Oct 1 '11 at 8:24

You could go to this site which I am sure will fix the problem. It worked for me. and click on Super Secret GConf Settings under Expert Settings and you will find that you can change the WindowManager from True to False

All the best David

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