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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Cairo Dock doesn't switch between windows by [Alt]+[Tab]

I'm using Cairo Dock (in Ubuntu 12.10) and there is one issue: it doesn't switch between opened windows by [Alt] + [Tab]. I'm sure, it's not the Compiz problem, cause [Alt] + [Tab] shortcut works ...
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How do you keep Unity Panel while using Cairo-Dock on 12.10?

On Ubuntu 12.04 I was able to keep unity panel (the thing at the top of the screen with the time, log out options, wireless connectivity, battery power details, etc) while not keeping the unity shell ...
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How do I create a Cairo-Dock launcher for Sage?

I have Sage installed via the instructions given on the page https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SAGE and I tried to follow the instructions for getting a desktop icon but I couldn't understand them. ...
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Uninstalled NVIDIA Driver Now Plymouth Garbled

Because of some graphical glitches I rolled back to the standard open source driver by uninstalling NVIDIA from System Settings -> Additional Drivers. The open source driver is fine for my needs, but ...
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How to Remove Cairo Dock from Start Up?

I have Cairo Dock's Version 3.0.0.1 installed and I've added it on start up. Now I want to remove it from Start Up, How I can do the Same? Please Help Me!
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Cairo Dock can not update!

I have installed Cairo Dock Installed version: 3.0.0.1-0ubuntu1.1 On the update Manager its showing update avilable as Available version: 3.0.2-1ubuntu0~precise But when I click Install Updates its ...
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How to make Cairo dock(with opengl) excute only on Gnome-Classic?

I want to make Cairo dock(with opengl) execute in the start-up only on Gnome-Classic but not on other DEs like cinnamon, unity or gnome.How to do that?
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Cairo dock menus doesn't work

I'm trying to use gnome-shell with cairo dock in 12.04, but there is one problem, I want to have some kind of menu in cairo dock. The thing is, non of the menus I tried work in cairo dock. I tried ...
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Maximize the window to the global menu of unity, using cairodock with unity?

hello i install cairodock 3 from ppa:cairo-dock-team and select the beginning of secion of ubuntu " cairodock with unity" http://i.imgur.com/jyTWc.png the problem is when i maximize window ...
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looking for a clock widget that is unaffected by the mouse

Between screenlets, cairo-dock widgets and plasma-widgets. One of them's gotta have this function; A widget that hovers above everything on the desktop but is completely unaffected by the mouse. I ...
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How can I only disable unity panel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable unity sidebar but still use dash with superkey I use Ubuntu 12.04, I am going to use Cairo-dock as my panel and task bar. I only want to disable unity panel and ...
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How to customize Xubuntu with remastersys?

I've been trying to make my own custom xubuntu-based distro. I thought I understood how to import settings and features and repackage using remastersys, but apparently not. One of the features ...
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I want to hide the Unity 2D launcher completely

I want to hide the launcher completely. I want it to pops up only when I press the Super key. My problem is, I use Cairo-dock and use auto-hide feature of Launcher, but the launcher pops up, whenever ...
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Multiple Workspace rows in XFCE without xfce-panel?

Is there a way to set the number of rows for desktop workspaces without using the xfce-panel applet "Workspace Switcher"? I don’t run xfce-panel at all, preferring to use cairo-dock.
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Switching workspaces in Xfce issue?

I disabled the applet for desktop workspaces in my Xfce panel (well I actually removed the panel all together), but now Xfce seems to think my 4 workspaces are side-by-side and not splayed out, so the ...
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How to stop Cairo Dock minimizing Conky on Show Desktop?

Every time I use Cairo Dock Show Desktop add-on Conky minimizes: I've read about the own_window_type override option on .conkyrc and it seems to work for some people but it doesn't work for me. ...
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How to reset Unity after being replaced by Cairo-Dock? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I broke my unity by using cairo dock PPA, how do I fix it? I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04. I had installed Cairo-Dock as well. My brother closed something in ...
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cairo dock cant find plugins?

Well I restarted my computer trying to fix a cpu issue.When I loaded back up my cairo dock says cant find its plugins so it closed out?anyone know how to fix this as well? once again I just,i guess ...
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I broke my unity by using cairo dock PPA, how do I fix it?

I installed cairo dock like so sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cairo-dock-team sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins after i booted up and selected with graphics ...
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How to link to executable file in ubuntu 11.10 with cairo dock?

I am using ubuntu 11.10 with cairo dock in an acer aspire with core i3 2nd gen processor with intel graphics. I downloaded a program gingkocad as a tar file, opened the package with archive manager ...
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Why does clicking Cairo-dock's application menu applet open Ubuntu Software Center? [closed]

I use Cairo-Dock. When I click cairo-dock's application menu applet, Ubuntu Software Center opens. Can anyone give me a solution? remove software centre icon from dock reboot
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Cairo dock with what desktop panel

I'm using Cairo-Dock 2.4 on Ubuntu 11.10 with the Gnome Classic UI. Is there any other desktop UI I can use that will allow me to just have Cairo-Dock as the main/only panel? I just need an ...
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How to align virtual desktops to 2x2 in cairo-dock switcher?

Under Compiz :: General Options :: Desktop Size I already have 2x2 layout of 4 virtual desktops setup, as in screenshot. However if you notice as in the switcher app parked in the top left corner, ...
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cairo-dock icons degrade to question marks over time

In an up to date 11.10 the Cairo-Dock icons gradually become blue ? circle icons after a few hours or days after restart. The launchers still work when clicked, but they become harder to identify as ...
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Force disable snapping windows

How can I reliably disable snapping windows? When I drag a window around by its titlebar and near the upper edge, it tints and wants to maximize if I let go of the mouse then (trying to park my app ...
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How can I disable the default Unity Dock? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the Unity launcher? I never liked this dock, so i install cairo dock, but the problem is that now I've got the both :S so I don't know if is better have ...
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Disabling the Unity dash and dock in favor of Cairo-Dock and Synapse

I have installed Cairo-Dock and Synapse so I have no use at all for the Unity dock and dash. What more is there to Unity than that? The top bar with the indicator applets I guess. I don't mind it, ...
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Some apps tray icons shown only in the compiz widgets layer

I'm noticing that some apps tray icons (gnome-rdp, UPS Status, blueproximity) are missing from the tray notification area but are shown below the bar when you F9 to the compiz widgets layer. Any way ...
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I can't Access my internal Hard drive through shortcut applet of cairo dock

After upgrading from Ubuntu 11.04 to Ubuntu 11.10 I can't access my internal hard drive through the shortcut applet in Cairo-dock. Whenever I try to open, banshee music player opens instead. How ...
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What programs does the GNOME desktop environment start, after loading Metacity?

I installed Ubuntu full version. It's shipped with the GNOME desktop environment. Now I want to start some kind of experiment for my netbook, having only a selection of applications for a custom, ...
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where to report wrong hash sum in an ubuntu update failure?

the firefox update fails because the cairo-dock package and five other cairo-dock-packages have an incorrect hash sum and thus cannot be downloaded. I cannot find any way to report such a problem ...
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Recover Ubuntu-Desktop via Live CD

I was trying to uninstall the package cairo-dock. And I think I've uninstalled things I shouldnt. Now My 10.04 only starts in text mode. What should I do to restore my GNOME desktop? Is there any ...
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How can Docky, AWN, Cairo Dock and Unity be compared? [closed]

It would be very nice to see a comparison between features, icons and usability.
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How do I remove an extra dock in cairo dock?

I have two cairo docks, one is at the bottom , one is at the top of my desktop. How do I remove the top dock?
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How can I delay a specific program on startup?

How to delay a program such as cairo-dock (No openGL) or firefox Sometimes it crashes when started with other startup apps. I want it to start 10 seconds late so it will not crash. Thank you, (I'm ...
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How to disable expand animation on appearance of cairo dock?

i have set visibility of main dock to hide, so whenever i move the move to bottom of screen, dock appears with expand animation. how to make dock just appear with any animation like docky or awn?
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Why won't Cairo-Dock recognize the icons for Chrome app links?

In Chrome, I've used the 'Create Application Shortcuts' option to add links to apps on my desktop. The appear with their favicon, but when I move them to cairo-dock, the favicon is not recognized, and ...