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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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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Don't combine icons in Cairo Dock

Is it possible to configure Cairo Dock to not combine windows? I have 2 Firefox Windows open and want them to appear as separate icons in the dock so it's easier for me to switch between them using ...
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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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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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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 to remove stale hard drive entries from Cairo dock 'Shortcuts' desklet?

The machine is running Ubuntu 14.04 after multiple distribution upgrades during last 4 years. I use XFCE but also have KDE installed and have had some other desktop environments installed in the past. ...
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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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Cairo dock glitch how to fix this?

I playing around with Cairo dock and moving icons around and it suddenly shrank. I already reinstall Cairo but it's not changing; I also changed the size on the Cairo configuration and it didn't work. ...
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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 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: how can I prevent Cairo-Dock from showing up on Alt+Tab list

It's very annoying having Cairo-Dock showing in the Alt + Tab list. Also, when I switch desktops, Cairo-Dock seems to be the default app selected. Is there a workaround these issues?
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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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Close to dock without quitting like MacOS

Is there a way to make Ubuntu close application windows without actually quitting them and show them as active/open applications on the dock like on a Mac? I use a Mac at work and I want my Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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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How to have Windows force minimise to Cairo Dock

I just installed Ubuntu 14.0.4 on my HP Envy M6 via Dual Boot with Windows 8. I have Cairo Dock installed and I've been messing with its settings in advanced mode thoroughly, but I just can't get all ...
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Cairo Dock Context Menu

Instead of showing the full context menu for applications, Cairo Dock shows items in a context menu 1/2 of the size with scrolling arrows. How can I fix this and make Cairo Dock show the context ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...