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I have installed dockbarx manually from gnome-look, but I can't start it when I search for it in the dash; I only see dockbarx preference. So how do I run it and autostart(add to startup) it when Ubuntu starts, and how to run it under GNOME Shell?

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To run DockBarX as a stand-alone dock, press ALT + F2 and type:


To add it to startup, add the same command to your startup applications list.

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