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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Uninstalling Cairo Dock doesn't work

I installed Cairo Dock to try it, but I did not liked it. But uninstalling in the Software Center did not work, because the Cairo Dock is still sticking at the bottom of my screen. Here on ...
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Compton failing to make Cairo Dock transparent

Despite looking for a while I can't find any answers, which either means I'm doing something very stupid and obvious, or - well, I don't know. It's probably that. Running Lubuntu 14.04 on (sadly) an ...
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Cairo-Dock crashed my Unity desktop, is this possible?

I'm still new to using Ubuntu and learning more and more each day. The other day I formatted my hard drive and wiped the Windows 8 partition (never use it) and re-installed my Ubuntu install to start ...
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Cairo Dock still visible in Dash, after removal using Software Center

How can I remove the Cairo Dock Icons in Dash even though I removed the app using Software Center? I removed Wireshark using the same method and Wireshark doesn't show up in Dash. Any ideas?
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How do I remove mount device from Cairo-dock?

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with Cairo-dock and trying to remove this icon as on the screenshot: The thing is I'm confused why is it trying to mount whole HDD at first place? I'm using 2 HDDs and 1 ...
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Cairo-dock menu/dialogue box outline color - how to disable it?

For clarification, I include an image showing the outline/border of the menu, which is black in color. Image of tooltip I tried to look at cairo-dock configure -> appearance -> dialogue boxes and ...
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Simple dock with workspace separators

I've tested some dock applications but I'm still not able to get one simple dock with separators indicating workspaces. New windows would open before the workspace separator for each workspace. ...
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Cairo-dock ubuntu 14.04 shifts down desktop and windows

Whenever I start Cairo-dock everything shifts down about 1 and half inches from the top bar. So for example, if I have my browser open it is no longer flush against the top bar but instead shows some ...
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Have Chrome Apps Get Their Own Launcher on Docky

How can I get Docky to file chrome app windows (I'm particularly interested in Hangouts) under separate launcher icons? I've checked the WM_CLASS values, and for Hangouts I see this: ...
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Cairo-Dock doesn't dissapear from alt-tab

Cairo-Dock still appears in the alt-tab switcher for me, despite following the accepted answer for Hiding an application from switcher [alt+tab]. To verify that I have set it up correctly: I went to ...
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Cairo Dock Unity Search Dialog

I am using unity but have decided to use the Cairo Dock. I am wondering if there is a way (command and/or .desktop file) to have an icon on the dock that opens the default unity search overlay ...
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Difference between command-line commands regarding uninstalling Cairo-Dock?

The Basis In order to uninstall Cairo-Dock completely, @Nattgew's answer to this question says that the following should be input (inputted?) into the terminal: sudo apt-get remove cairo-dock ...
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Cairo Dock - Chrome Browser - Unity Launcher Icon and Application sync

My problem is as follows I use cairo dock as a replacement for the Unity Launcher on Ubuntu I used chrome desktop shortcuts to make some pseudo desktop apps of some webapps (like outlook exchange) I ...
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Removing app cache

I recently installed cairo-dock, and it was working great, but now it is all buggy, so I tried to reinstall. I did sudo apt-get purge cairo-dock sudo apt-get clean sudo reboot now Then when I came ...
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Second monitor stopped working (maybe) after installing cairo-dock and variety wallpaper changer

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 using an HMDI-to-DVI adapter in a HDMI port to DIV and it as always worked until this certain point. I'm pretty sure the adapter itself didn't suffer any damage that could ...
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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 ...
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What should I select for the option on the OpenGL dialogue box regarding Cairo Dock on ASUS laptop w / Intel® Celeron(R) CPU N2830 @ 2.16GHz × 2

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I just installed Ubuntu, and it was utterly screwed up at first (wouldn't display text reliably anywhere). I'm using it to learn to program, and I don't want to spend hours ...
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cairo-dock: system keyboard shortcuts not working

Cairo-dock worked fine, until one day mysteriously some shortcuts stopped working. I can still press super+enter to show the dock, but, for example, Fn+Volume Up or Super+space (change keyboard input ...
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Cairo Dock malfunction

I just upgraded recently to the new Ubuntu 14.04 and I downloaded and installed the cairo dock for my desktop. The issue that I am having with it is not with the dock itself but with the windows for ...
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Install Cairo dock on Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I tried to install Cairo dock with this HowTo: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cairo-dock-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins But I get this error: ...
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Cairo Dock opens folders just minimized

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. When I click on the Files icon on Cairo Dock or select a folder in Shortcuts, the file window doesn't popup, instead it opens the folder minimized. However, I expect the ...
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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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Cairo Dock blinking when mouse over

i recently installed Cairo Dock on Ubuntu 14.04 and it seems to have a problem, when I hover my mouse over it, or move around it the icons start blinking/tilting like it is having problems rendering ...
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Disable Window Switching in Cairo-Dock [duplicate]

I'm freshly installed Cairo-Dock in Ubuntu 14.04.when i use key combination Alt+Tab Cairo-Dock also shows up its own window switcher overlapping with Unity window Switcher. How can i Disable these ...
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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 programs crash when started with other startup apps. I want programs to start 10 seconds late to avoid a crash.
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Lubuntu error Failed to open “%F”

in lubuntu I installed Cairo dock on desktop,but when I'm going to click on folders or shortcuts I get this error: Failed to open "%F". Error when getting information for file '/home/deniz/%F': No ...
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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 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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remove cairo dock completely [duplicate]

I recently installed cairo-dock-core package from Ubuntu software center. I played with it for a while and concluded to delete it completely.Then, I uninstalled it from Ubuntu software center itself. ...
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How to restore proper notification handling with gnome-session, Openbox, Cairo-dock?

I run Ubuntu 14.04 with gdm and gnome-session, but I disabled dash/metacity/unity and use Openbox and Cairo Dock. Last week, all was fine - notifications appeared in a transient dock popup. After ...
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Cairo-dock removal problem

I installed Cairo-dock using The Software Center, I didn't like it so I uninstalled it. It is still there, it still opens, but it isn't marked as installed anymore.
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Turn off scroll wheel application switching in Cairo Dock

Does anyone know of a way to disable application switching when the scroll wheel gets bumped while the mouse is hovering over the Cairo Dock? I don't see any options for this in the settings, but ...
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Cairo-dock only shows one workspace after upgrade to 14.04 LTS

I have a Linux desktop that I try to keep up to date, although I don't use it a lot. I had it configured with cairo-dock, showing 2x2 workspaces. It's been like this for quite a while. I recently ...
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how to make apps minimize to dock?

I installed mac themes for ubuntu 12.04 and cairo dock. I want apps to minimize to cairo dock instead of the unity panel. Before anyone recommends docky, I tried it and it had a lot of bugs. So is ...
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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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lubuntu 14.04 - cairo-dock missfunctions

I have a fresh installation of lubuntu 14.04 on my acer AspireOne netbook and I wanted to add a dock to it. I decided to use cairo-dock since I use the exact same dock on my ubuntu laptop. The thing ...
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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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Blank screen when running cinnamon and cairo dock

Here is the problem that I am haveing. When I log in using Gnome w/ cairo dock I get a blank screen and a mouse cursor. I can not right click or anything. I hit alt f2 and it brings up the tty term. I ...
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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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How can I open Cairo dock settings window from terminal?

While I was tring to customize Cairo dock from its settings window, I picked up panel mode then applied it, it minimized itself on the bottom of the screen, to such extent that impossible to click it. ...
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Delay Cairo-Dock [duplicate]

Running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to delay Cairo-Dock. What should be in the command in "Startup Applications". I tried it with: "sleep 10; cairo-dock" but that doesn't work. What is the proper syntax to ...
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Remove/Close sidebar when using Cairo-Dock [duplicate]

How do I close the top bar and the left side bar now that I am using Cairo-Dock as my primary access point for everything? Please help if you can. Thank you in advance.
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Why doesn't my dock have the icons of my icon theme?

I just downloaded Numix circle icon theme. I applied that theme from Unity tweak tool. Now my launcher and Nautilus has the theme I applied but Cairo dock doesn't. Why is it so and how to change my ...
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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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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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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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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 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)