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 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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Problem with changing wallpaper after uninstalling cairo dock

I am having some trouble with my ubuntu.... As you can see in the title I tried the Cairo-Dock ,just 4 fun (I wish i did not) Turns out I do not like it.. so I uninstalled it. Some minutes later 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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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 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

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

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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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 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 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 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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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 ...