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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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-sable 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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change the keyboard shortcuts to focus on doky

is there any way to change the focus of keyboard shortcut from unity launcher to docky? so when I press Super+1 the first app in docky will open not the first unity launcher app.
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Docky closing upon package update

I've got docky running inside of KDE Plasma Workspace, and I notice that it just quits each time a post-installation trigger is processed. No error log, no proof it even crashed. This happens on both ...
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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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Two Docky Panels as duplicates. (Muti-Monitor)

Does Docky support two docks that will display all window icons as well as all launchers, preferably with both docks having the same icon order, just one on each desktop?
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Main Menu for Docky

I have been looking quite some time for a main menu for Docky. Everything I find seems to be outdated or not what I'm looking for. I have found a solution that looked good to me, it was Cardapio for ...
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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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Minimized apps not showing on cairo dock

How do I have Cairo dock show minimized applications, like Docky does? Docky shows "dot" when application opened or minimized.
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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 ...
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running a command at startup

I know there are lots of questions about it on the internet but none of the solutions I've read seemed to work for me. I tried creating a script and putting my code in it - didn't work I tried ...
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programs launched from docky are in different language

my system's language is turkish, so when I launch a program using a terminal or unity, the launched programs are -as one would expect- in turkish. However if I launch the same program from Docky, ...
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How to auto restart a crashed app? [duplicate]

Im tired that everytime my dock (i use docky) crash i have to manual reopen it. There is a way for auto restart docky everytime it crash? I mean something that can auto reopen the app when it ...
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How can I add shortcuts to second docky dock on second monitor?

I just created two docks in both my monitors. I expected the second docky dock also to show running apps. But its not showing. I even can't add shortcuts to it. What might be the issue?
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Need help making docky work like mac dock with minimized windows

When I minimize windows with docky it looks like this http://i.imgur.com/uwT4Ssb.png but I want it to look like this http://i.imgur.com/6z28Woh.jpg
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Docky Keeps Crashing 13.04 [duplicate]

The title kind of explains itself. Docky will just randomly crash. It will ask If I would like to restart or keep closed, If I try and restart, it wont. Its becoming frustrating as I prefer Docky ...
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Gnome Fallback with Compiz - maximized windows lose focus

I use gnome-fallback with compiz and docky. However, when I open an application that starts maximized, such as firefox, the window will lose focus if I click anywhere on the window decoration. ...
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Disable animations when opening applications

I'm very new to ubuntu and currently have 13.04 running but have so far really enjoyed my experience. A couple of days ago I installed 'Docky' as I prefer to have my shortcuts at the bottom of the ...
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Docky lubuntu autohide issue

I installed lunbutu 13.04 with docky and when i open windows the dock is not hiding. I tried to enable auto hiding in dock setting but will not let me change the setting,also i can't change to 3d ...
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Keyboard navigation/search for all UI elements

I have recently found out about Shortcat, an OSX app that allows for keyboard-only control of any application that has accessibility features turned on. I vaguely remember GNOME Do and Docky planning ...
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Error while starting docky

I installed Docky today, and after a little bit of messing around, i closed it from the default launcher that Ubuntu has (i'm on 12.04.2), and after that whenever i click on the docky icon, nothing ...
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Contribute to the Docky Project

I've recently installed Docky and it seems to be a great app to have and I'd like to contribute, or set up custom applets. Is there any guide regarding this? Especially the language used and the ...
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Graphic card driver, Xorg (Open-source) version vs Proprietary (AMD and Nvidia) version, Which is the best?

i would like to ask about the graphic card driver on linux. from on my experience here is, im having a laptop with a HD6320 from E-450 APU, which is belong to my friend and i install it an Xubuntu ...
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Docky artifacting on edges [closed]

I've got 2 laptops running Quantal 32-bit, one with a 2nd gen Core i5 and another with a 3rd gen Core i3. On my i5 laptop, Docky in 3d mode produces a translucent green artifact on both the left and ...
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Hiding active Windows from Docky

I want to use Docky just as an application launcher, I don't want it to show my active windows. I just want application shortcuts on it. Is there a way to do that?
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How to iconize all windows for current application, Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where should people give feedback on Ubuntu? I am used to Docky, and miss the ability to easily iconize/hide all windows for a given application, or to see a list of the ...
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I don't have permissions to extract a theme to usr/share/docky/themes?

I don't appear to have permissions to extract a theme to usr/share/docky/themes and I cant copy the extracted folder across when it is extracted. I am using Lubuntu 12.04
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Docky often dissappears [closed]

I use the latest Docky for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise. Sometimes it gives me this error: I think it happens when I try to edit the Main Menu and use Synaptic. I'm not sure. Docky is set up to be hidden ...
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Where to get Docklets [closed]

I am very new to ubuntu and feel a bit overwhelmed at times. I downloaded docky because I think its handy but I only see a limited amount of docklets in the docky settings. Trying to search and find ...
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Minimize window with Docky conflicts with Unity

I'm seeing this unwanted behaviour eversince Unity came to Ubuntu. The Unity's Launcher randomly "steals" the endpoint for the minimizing animations from Docky. In other words, when I click on an icon ...
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What is Docky.exe in /usr/lib/docky/plugins?

Why there is a Windows version of Docky found inside my Ubuntu 12.04? I'm seeing this in my process list : mono /usr/lib/docky/Docky.exe Is this safe? Can I have the Linux native Docky(Linux ...
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How to enable composition for Lxde?

I have had the same problem in Xubuntu as documented in "Docky needs composition enabled" message even after I enabled that, in Xubuntu But now I am facing the same issue in Lubuntu as ...
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“Docky needs composition enabled” message even after I enabled that, in Xubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Xubuntu-desktop because I need to use Xubuntu sometimes .I have installed Docky for quick access . But i am not getting it properly because of the error . details you can ...
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How to make docky and gnome shell work together?

I like gnome shell and I like docky. The problem is that the gnome shell places the notifications and that little notification dock down there. I want to place docky at the bottom but then the ...
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How do I automatically restart docky after a crash?

docky crashes from time to time for me. How can I make it restart automatically after it crashed?
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Xfce & Docky & Thunar - Missing icon

Im using xfce in combination with docky. But when I start Thurnar via the Filemanager-icon it opens (ofc) Thurnar, but it has a wrong icon (on the very right) How to fix that? Normally, the ...
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How can I map the docky anchor button so that it will launch the unity dash?

Example of a Docky Dock I have the Docky dock on my desktop. It has an anchor logo button (as seen on the left side image of the link above) that brings up the Docky settings. I want to map it so ...
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Is it possible to disable launcher grouping in unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable the grouping of windows on the launcher? I am almost used to working with Unity but the launcher grouping is really bugging me. I just want to be able to ...
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Script runs when I type it into a terminal, but not when I run it from a .sh file

I wanted to run this at start-up because I like to play around with multiple DEs. When I run this script from a file it won't run Docky. I have already changed the file permissions so that it is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with Mate and video card issues

My laptop has a nVidia Geforce G105M that is why I installed the appropriate nVidia drivers to make it work properly. As I am a truly Gnome 2 lover I switched from Unity to Mate. But apparently in ...
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How can I start docky?

how can I start docky? When I open it, nothing happens. When I open it in a terminal it just says: [Info 08:25:58.751] Docky version: 2.1.4 Release [Info 08:25:58.760] Kernel version: 3.2.0.24 ...
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How to remove docky anchor icon?

I can find answers all around the Internet for doing it with gconf-editor in older versions of Ubuntu, but I can't find the answer for doing it with dconf-editor in latest release. Help?
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How to invoke the Shutdown dialog in Docky under Lubuntu 12.04

I want to create a button in Docky equivalent to the Shutdown button in LXpanel. I have found that I can create a .desktop file which runs lubuntu-logout and this does the trick. But when I try to ...
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How to remove the reflection in Docky?

I don't like the reflections on the dock when in 3D mode. If find it hard to see the indicators of what's running. Could someone give me steps on how to do it and how to undo it (just incase I don't ...