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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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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Docky goes back to factory defaults when I reset my computer

I installed Docky, and I pin apps to it from my /usr/share/applications/ folder, and when I reset, all of my Docky settings and pinned apps are gone, and it is as if I just installed Docky. Please ...
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how to make docky available only in one virtual desktop/workspaces?

Is there a way to make docky available only in one virtual desktop/workspaces and not in other virtual desktops 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 enable 3D animations in Docky?

First I already tried Google but all results are 1-2 year old and those tricks dont work at all. Default preferances are stripped down in newer versions of Docky. Is there any way to get 3D animations ...
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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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how to get fan stacks like in mac osx [duplicate]

My system: Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. Unity desktop. Docky. Compiz and its setting manager. MAC OSX theme from Noobslabs. I want to have the ability to launch a fan stack like you find in MAC OSX ...
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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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I can't find docky on my monitor

Since I installed ubuntu as a dualboot on my acer extensa 5220 and installed docky on ubuntu, when ever I connect my laptop to my asus monitor the "docky" dock on the bottom isn't there anymore but on ...
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Changing the System Settings Icon in Docky Bar

Hello I have installed Macbuntu and my Ubuntu 14.04 looks now like Mac OS. The only thing that bothers me now is that some Icons like the Systems Setting Icon have a too low resolution. Is there a ...
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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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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 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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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 ...