Open-source and Open-GL dock. A dock is a program launcher with icons for programs, clicking on them launches them. See glx-dock.org for more information.

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Application doesn't launch after insalling on ubuntu 13.10

I recently have switched to ubuntu 13.10 and have completely unistalled windows. Now my problem is be it with synaptic, wine, vlc player, cairo dock, docky, they all gets downloaded and installed but ...
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Can't read highlighted text in Cairo-Dock

Linux newbie here. I'm running Cairo-Dock in lubuntu 13.10, and am quite pleased with it so far... except for one issue: When I select options from a menu, the "highlighted" text turns bright white, ...
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Cairo dock workspace switcher and weblet dissapear on minimize

Today I discovered that there is a keyboard shortcut (by default) for minimizing windows in Ubuntu 12.04. The shortcut key is Ctrl + Alt + 0. I was trying to minimize windows and suddenly I minimized ...
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Hiding an application from switcher [alt+tab]

I would like to hide cairo-dock from the switcher since it is redundant to have it there. I've googled for solutions without any luck.
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Cairo-Dock disabled my Restart and shutdown options

I had Cairo-Dock installed and I had added it on start up. Later I removed it using apt-get --purge remove and removed its packages using synaptic package manager. Yet I can access Cairo-Dock and ...
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Unity launcher is missing with cairo duck

I installed Cairo on my Ubuntu 12.4. It works great, but when I change my desktop environment in login screen from unity 3d to Cairo plus unity my desktop has no unity launcher. How can I fix it. Only ...
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How to completely disable cairo-dock shortkeys?

i want to disable (not changing) all the cairo-dock shorkeys (I do not need it) plus it cause some problems with other programs that use same shortkeys ....anyway to do it? Environment: Lubuntu based ...
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Cairo dock on other workspaces

The Cairo-Dock is showing only on the first workspace. How can I enable it in other worksapces? (FYI I use Lubuntu)
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cairo-dock starts up at the bottom-right

When i turn on my computer (ubuntu 13.10) the cairo-dock starts up automatically but it starts up at the bottom-right as you can see in the photo. I solve the problem closing cairo-dock and starting ...
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Need to stop cairo desktop popping up on start up

There is a small window that pops up during start up. It is in the lower left hand corner of desktop on Ubuntu 13.10. It has a picture of an window that i have open and a #1 inside the window. Its ...
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Cairo Dock won't be launched at start

When I log in my system, there is a delay of about 10-15 seconds (black screen with cursor on it) and I don't know if that is normal. Then Cairo-dock won't show up. The startup applications menu have ...
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Cairo dock, white border lines on all icons

I have ubuntu 13.10 (I think, the latest one) and even thou I love Unity I kind of did not like the left bar so I installed cairo dock which is great, BUT at random times the whole dock gets white ...
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Strange theme after download

I downloaded CairoDock yesterday and since I rebooted my system it shows me this weird theme, with orange windows and little white borders around programs, also my icons are messed up, the top right ...
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Running Apps have different icons from launchers-Cairo Dock-Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Cairo-Dock and suddenly when I click on a launcher, a new icon appears to indicate the running app. You can see for instance the launchers for terminal and chrome. I've search through ...
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How to get Magic Lamp effect on Compiz to work properly

I am using Magic Lamp effect on Compiz along with Cairo Dock. I have noticed a very weird behaviour. When I start an application from Cairo, the MagicLamp effect makes the new window to open from ...
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Cairo-Dock dock launch issue

Recently i installed Cairo-Dock,which is really good .But my main concern is everytime i want to lunch the dock , i need it to open through terminal.After launching i can't use terminal for any other ...
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Is Cairo-dock full compatible after installation of amd driver with The fan club website

I have installed on my Ubuntu 12.04. LTS, the version beta for the amd driver ( AMD Radeon HD 7650M) with the website tool The Fan Club (http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/ubuntu-amd-catalyst-install) ...
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Cairo dock and unity

When I try to select a session for my cairo dock it only offers me Cairo dock(gnome) and the default Ubuntu session. I was wondering how do I get it to offer me Cairo dock with unity and the other ...
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Top clock panel in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu with cairo-dock without unity, but I want top clock-panel, how I can install it in my desktop?
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How to create a custom launcher in Cairo Dock?

I'm trying to create a custom launcher for Aptana Studio in my Cairo Dock. I begun by right click → Add custom launcher and I'm stuck at entering the command? What am I supossed to put in there ...
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Cairo-dock confiuration GUI has black background and text

At some point in time after installing cairo-dock whenever I go into the configuration screen some of the background is black with black text and I can't read what it says. I tried highlighting the ...
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I want to be able to stack my applications / links in cairo dock but the applications lose their icon when added to stack

i have Ubuntu 13.04 and Cairo dock on it. I am trying to be able to make a stack of my applications but some of them don't appear on my HUD or unity launcher there for I made shortcuts / links to open ...
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Cairo Dock app not visible

I install Cairo Dock, but I only see the app when I click on it with the mouse. I want is that I see the full icon ALWAYS. Where can I find this in the settings?
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New to this, want to install Cairo Desktop [duplicate]

The command that I typed into Terminal was sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cairo-dock-team/ppa It then says to enable PPA in list of repositories, and gives more commands to enter. After entering ...
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How to change the icon of Top Level in the Cairo Dock?

I have been loving the Cairo Dock, but I seem to be unable to change the icon of one of the most helpful tools - TopLevel. How would I go about doing this? If it helps, here is a picture of the app ...
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How to restore Cairo Dock Switcher

I somehow managed to hide my Cairo Dock Switcher and I can't seem to get it back. Is there a way for me to re-download the applet without re-installing Cairo dock?
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How to fix the Cairo Dock?

I have been trying to replace Unity with Cairo Dock, and I am almost there! The only question I have is how can I turn off the Cairo Dock Auto Hide, so as to fix it in place no matter what?
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Luminosity being increased/decreased instead of brightess

I'm running 12.04 with Cairo dock installed. When I use my keyboard shortcut to increase/decrease the brightness, it's the luminosity that changes. I can still change the brightness manually by going ...
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Unity doesnt switch back to Workspace

before a few days I installed Cairo dock, Ubuntu tweak, gnome tweak tool and Compiz. I tried out some nice themes and now the upper unity bar doesn't switch back automatically to the Ubuntu workspace ...
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Cairo dock starts in maintenance mode [duplicate]

after installing gnome shell and restarting Cairo dock start up with maintenance mode i tried to uninstall it sudo apt-get purge cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins && sudo apt-get autoremove also ...
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how to completely remove cairo dock and reinstall it

I installed gnome shell and when i did the cairo dock is not opening at all it opens the maintenance mode and i can not edit the preferences i want to uninstall it and reinstall maybe it'll help ti ...
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Cairo-Dock theme doesn't apply properly

I just upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 and I'm having trouble getting the Cairo-Dock theme on my system working. I upgraded on the Cairo-Dock theme (if that makes a difference) and it was just the ...
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Minecraft on Cairo Dock Opens Another Instance

So i "installed" Minecraft using this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZIbcWpdSA4 and put it on my cairo dock. However whenever I open it, it opens another instance of the icon. Is there any way ...
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How can I remove Cairo Dock from my desktop after having uninstalled it?

I have uninstalled Cairo Dock and now that I have done this, it is still attached to my desktop. Every time I reboot the computer and sign in, a warning shows up on my desktop regarding my ...
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Cairo-dock and LXDE: Cairo-dock is always behind all of the Windows.

I have ubuntu installed, and I'm running it in the LXDE environment. When I have Cairo-dock running, I have it set to 'Always on top', however, it sits behind all of the windows. I want the dock to ...
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Sluggish refresh when scroll on texteditor

it's about two days that I realized that I've got a strange problem on texteditor (gedit, but also Geany and others). When I scroll the text (with mouse but also with page down/up) it didn't refresh ...
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Why is my PC so laggy when I use the Unity Launcher instead of Cairo-Dock?

When I use Cairo-Dock (with the unity launcher sidebar hidden) my PC works perfectly, speed wise, but when I unhide the unity launcher it works for a little while (like <20 minutes) but before long ...
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Cairo Dock problem

I installed Cairo Dock but it seems like it doesn't work correctly. The icon doesn't show correctly.
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cairo-dock has problem with lubuntu

cairo-dock visual performance is poor in lubuntu. My desktop suffers with black background when I navigate my mouse pointer on Cairo dock. What is causing this and how can I fix it?
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Cairo Dock is uninstalled but the entry is still there in the Ubuntu login screen

I have tried reinstalling it and then purging the package, but the entry is still there. I have used sudo apt-get clean as well and I have tried using deborphan. None of these will remove the entry. ...
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There was an error creating the child process for this terminal

I am using Ubuntu since the version 10.04 and found it more friendly as compared to Windows. Right now I am using ' Precise 12.04`. I have created many custom launchers for bash scripts, and never ...
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Problem regarding Installation of Cairo Dock [duplicate]

Whenever I install Cairo-dock on my Ubuntu 12.04 , it gets installed with Rainbow appearance. As soon as i try to configure it, the mouse stops working. So i have to uninstall it. What to do? I ...
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problem regarding Cairo Dock

I had installed Cairo Dock In Ubuntu 12.04. But I configured the Cairo Dock and changed the view to Rainbow from curve. After changing to Rainbow view, the mouse stopped working. Even i could not shut ...
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Qt designer icon don't show on Cairo dock with Open gl

I'm using latest version of cairo dock with open gl, and when I open Qt Creator, I can't see icon of Qt Creator, and also cairo dock don't fade out when qt's window is overlaped with dock. How can I ...
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Cairo dock shows a vertical line instead of showing a dock!

I just installed cairo-dock and was changing some settings. I tried to change the theme to Mac OS X, which I placed in ~/.config/cairo-dock/themes/Mac OS X/ after which my cairo dock doesn't display ...
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Make Cairo Dock update like launcher does

Is there anyway to make the Cairo Dock mirror the launcher? Such as showing programs when they're open?
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How do I install and apply a theme for CairoDock?

I just downloaded an OS X theme for CairoDock. I have already extracted it and put it in my documents folder (just so I know where it is). I am completely clueless on how to apply it. Thanks in ...
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No Window Options in Cairo Dock

I'm not even sure how to describe this properly. I'm running Cairo Dock on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've noticed that I no longer have the top bar of my windows. I mean, I have the bar itself, but it's ...
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Cairo-Dock: Is it possible to start/show/hide apps by <Super>+[1-9]

I have a cairo-dock related question I would like to know if it's possible to start Apps and show/hide their windows by pressing SUPER + [1-9] For example: I have my cairo-dock panel and the 1st ...
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System crashes/lockups + compiz/cairo/gnome-panel crashing due to cached ram, please help? [closed]

Can someone help me to troubleshoot system crashes and lockups which result in compiz/cairo dock and gnome-panel crashing? I also get no window borders after the crash and a lot of kernel memory ...