Formerly a frontend for GNOME Do (Do), and now its own application. Docky is a dock intended for use in the GNOME desktop environment.

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How to fix docky disappearance?

My docky disappear when charger is plugged in and it again appears if i search and click the icon search result. My ubuntu is 14.04.
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Lubuntu - Install Docky

I switched from Ubuntu to Lubuntu, and was wondering if installing Docky would be the same in terminal commands. These are the commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/ppa sudo apt-get ...
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Eclipse won't start from docky nor launcher

Eclipse won't start from docky nor launcher, even though I can double click it to start in nautilus. It told me: failed to change to directory '/eclipse' ( No such file or directory) I didn't ...
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Docky closes apps when click instead of focusing

I am using MATE with compiz and Docky is one of the programs I like to use. Lately a problem raised, when a windows which is not in focus is clicked then it closes. The expected behavior is to focus ...
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All docks cause an unsightly line through the desktop

When the plank dock is active on my computer, it causes an unsightly line that pierces through the desktop, as shown here: Problems with Plank dock This line does not just go through the wallpaper, ...
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How to make a daemon which checks if a program is running (at regular intervals) and starts it if it is not? [duplicate]

I am on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, but I don't like the normal applications launcher so I have installed Docky, however often Docky suddenly closes and I am forced to manually restart it, so ...
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How can I hide all windows and show the desktop quickly?

I know there are supposed to be several ways to do this, but I will explain why they don't work for me. Super+D and Super+Ctrl+D both result in this bug. So does the "Show Desktop" button in the ...
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Show docky on second monitor

I installed a new monitor and I connected it to my laptop, but I can't reach to DOCKY on secondary monitor, while on my laptop it is available. Can docky be shown on every monitor?
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Docky in ubuntu how to customize

Those weird things (I don't know what it is called) appeared after installing docky. But they are useless. How can i make them vanish? Thanks in advance.
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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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Help with bash script for Docky

I'm going to assign this script to a keyboard shortcut so that I can toggle Autohide quickly for Docky. I'm going to make a second script that switches off Autohide again, and assign a different ...
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Awesomewm with Docky doesn't detect mouse on hover

I am using Awesomewm 3.5.6 (for those about to rock) and attempting to use Docky as an attractive dock. However, because I have a short screen, I have it set to only show up when the mouse is over it. ...
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Help with a previous issue involving Docky

I found this article relating to something I too have been having an issue with (Google Chrome icon is fuzzy/blurry in Docky) I'm still new to Linux and can't figure out how to edit this to fix the ...
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Recent documents in app from launcher

There is a particular feature that I really miss in Ubuntu. In Windows 7, if I right-clicked on a program-icon in the taskbar, a list of recently opened files from that particular program would ...
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Battery Monitor on Docky

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 and using docky. But the battery monitor docklet won't show up when I choose add on docky docklets. Someone has any idea ? tks
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Cinnamon Settings appears as Bluetooth in Docky

Recently, I switched over to Cinnamon and Docky as my main WM and it's so far been great. However, I've noticed that the Control Panel/Settings app has the Bluetooth icon (and the Bluetooth name) in ...
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Is it possible to set startup applications for specific desktop environments?

I would like most desktop environments (abbreviation: DEs. Including GNOME, MATE, Xfce and LXDE) on my 32-bit Ubuntu 15.04 system to not have Docky as a startup application, but I would like Docky to ...
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Problem adding NetBeans IDE to Docky Ubuntu Gnome

I previously asked this question on how to get NetBeans IDE to pin to docky under Unity, however now that I have moved to Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 this no longer works to get NetBeans IDE to pin. So that is ...
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Problem adding NetBeans IDE to Docky Unity

I have installed docky and numix-icon-theme-circle, and now that I have installed those I want to pin my favourite programs there permanently, and all was fine until I tried to do so with NetBeans ...
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Persistent error message “system program problem detected” [duplicate]

I Did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba P200. All went well until I installed Docky: the system became unstable. It paused and finally froze as I was trying to open the Dash; couldn't ...
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Why are Google Chrome windows being placed under the Xfce4 panel icon in Docky?

I have installed Xfce and Docky on my 15.04 Ubuntu installation. When I'm running the Xfce desktop environment Docky groups Google Chrome windows under the Xfce4-panel icon, even though I have dragged ...
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Please help me get docky

I'm trying to get docky and certain other applications but my software store wont work it always say this : Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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Docky keeps getting disabled and unity sidebar launcher doesn't hide ,Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Docky and updated unity and done all the settings to autohide and reduce the sensitivity of the sidebar launcher to low and yet after being idle for sometime , I have to logout and ...
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Double chrome icon in Docky won't go away

I know the double Chrome icon is not an uncommon issue, I've founded fixes for it like this one, that seem to work. The issue that I'm having is that none of them seem to stick. The second, out of ...
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Docky runs as regular plank. How can I get docky back?

I'm currently using docky as my primary app launcher. One day, docky just started running as regular plank. It just looks like regular plank, with regular plank settings window and options and no ...
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How to run automatically Docky at lubuntu? [duplicate]

in general: How can I make an application automatically start when I have logged in?
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Cinnamon editing

After some searching, I was left pretty much stranded. I'm currently working on reworking a few things in Cinnamon desktop environment. Here's what I need advice on: Resizing the Cinnamon panel on ...
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How to add Workspace Switcher indicator in Docky?

As the title of the question says, how can I add Workspace Switcher indicator in Docky?
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Automatically restart a crashed software [duplicate]

I am using "Docky" and it is a software prone to crashes once in a while. Is there a way to keep this software always running even after a crash? I want "Docky" to restart itself if it crashes so i ...
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Unpinned Docky/Plank icon from Docky/Plank docks and can't pin it on again

The Docky/Plank icons on the homonym docks let the user edit the settings more quickly than modifying the configuration file, I unpinned them and now I don't know how to pin them on again.
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Ubuntu: Icon sticks to cursor

My cursor ends up dragging an icon around the screen, after some time of use. I'm running Ubuntu Gnome, and I'm suggesting that it has something to do with Docky, since the icons are coming from ...
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how to make docky available only in one workspaces?

Is there a way to make docky available only in one workspace and not in any other workspace in Ubuntu 14.04.
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How do I start Compositing in LXDE for programs like docky?

Recently, I switched to LXDE due to performance issues with Unity. I've always liked LXDE, just I needed to tweak it to make it better. My favorit improvement is to add a dock bar to the bottom of the ...
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Custom docky icons arrows

How can be customized arrow icons from Docky? Now they look ugly and not noticeable at all, when I receive a new skype message for example the dot is red but is not noticeable, I'd like to change ...
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Applications unresponsive after Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. i386 running as 32-bit even though it is 64-bit in windows 7 (problem?). The Upgrade 14.04 auto update dumped grub loader. I remedied that. Once loaded and ...
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My custom launchers are highlighted in Docky when Chrome is launched

I've had this problem for a while, but for some reason it just irritated me more than usual today. I have Google Chrome pinned to Docky, as well as several custom launchers for various programs not ...
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How to remove the panel in the left side (the “starter”)?

How to remove the starter? The "panel" on the left side of your screen with all the icons on it - icons like Firefox, LibreCalc and so on. I have installed "docky" - so it would be great to delete the ...
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Display thunderbird unread count docky gnome

I was wondering if it's possible to display the unread e-mail's count on the Thunderbird icon on my Docky bar. I am using ubuntu gnome and already have tried multiple things which include: ...
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Google Chrome with buggy launcher [duplicate]

Google Chrome used to work for me, but today it started to act weirdly. When I open it(on Docky), it will create a new window instead of keeping on its own icon. To fix that, I ran sudo apt-get purge ...
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Moving applications from unity launcher to docky

I have just installed docky with mac style and I really like it! but it seems that there is no way to drag and drop existing application icons from unity launcher to the docky. Foe example I want to ...
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Launching Google Chrome from docky

I have installed google-chrome-stable by using google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb on my ubuntu 14.04. I am able to start the browser by typing google-chrome-stable in my terminal. My issue is how ...
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Google Chrome icon is fuzzy/blurry in Docky

As the question says, the Chrome icon is fuzzy in docky. I tried this: How get a higher resolution icon for Google Chrome in Docky? But that didn't seem to help. I would have commented my issue ...
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Docky: crash when plug/unplug power cable

Docky keeps on crashing every time I plug in or unplug the AC cable. I tried solving the problem following the instructions on this website. It worked fine for the suspend crash but when I try the ...
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Docky hides when I maximize a window

Docky hides every time I maximize a window. This is happening since I've upgraded to 14.04
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Create a file with root access and make it executable?

I am having issues with Docky app and found this one and only solution online that could probably help. http://www.linux-compatible.com/tutorial/docky-closes-after-waking-suspend-ubuntu it also has a ...
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Docky graphical problems

Docky displays a blue bar(sometimes solid white) near the edges, and when hiding. Screenshots attached. This happens randomly, usually after a suspend, but not always. I've noticed this doesn't happen ...
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Docky is closing when I plug/unplug the AC cable

Every time I plug/unplug the power cable docky is closing. This thing is happening since I have updated to 14.04, also, my battery life seems to be shorter. I am using a toshiba satellite c55-A-1PX.
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Dock (Docky) disappears when I put my computer to sleep

My dock disappears when I put the computer to sleep. It's there when I go to sleep, but gone when I wake it up. I can easily start the dock again by using unity search and searching for "docky" and ...
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Docky not showing up in the task manager?

Docky is frozen, but I can't find it in the task manager. How do I kill it?
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why conky and docky doesn't start automatically at lubuntu

I installed Lubuntu 13.10 and want to run installed conky and docky after booting whenever I lunch lubuntu. I installed next: sudo apt-get install xcompmgr Once installed, I put the command to ...