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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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 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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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. ...