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I will try to be impartial and objective. Help and suggestions are welcome ;-). I'm very grateful for the important contributions of these buddies: Alaukik, Kaustubh P, Uri Herrera and Mandy. First of all, the question is tricky. Putting all this together may lead someone to think of Unity as a Dock, which it is not. Actually, it is a User Interface (see ...


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In order to remove the anchor icon from docky, you must first upgrade to the most recent version. To do this, you need to add the development PPA to your list of software sources. On Ubuntu 9.10 and later, you may do this by typing: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/ppa and then refreshing the list of packages with sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...


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Docky and Do were split after it became clear that the Docky theme for Do was collecting a huge amount of code not shared with anything else in Do. The Docky found in the docky package has a large number of extra features and a huge number of bugs fixed (particularly with respect to window matching) compared to the docky theme from Do. You will have a ...


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Normally, docky's icon is dynamically drawn by the program so that it is colored based on your GTK theme. So, the first thing we need to do is turn that off. Launch the "Run Application" dialog by pressing Alt+F2. Then run gconf-editor from that prompt. Now browse to /apps/docky-2/Docky/Items/DockyItem/ Select the Hue key and change the setting to 1 Now ...


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Compositing is provided by Compiz, which is a compositing window manager. What it means is explained below: A compositing window manager is a component of a computer's graphical user interface that draws windows and their borders. It also controls how they display and interact with each other, and with the rest of the desktop environment. The ...


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Have you tried the main WebUpd8 PPA? To add it and install DockBarX, use the commands below: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install dockbarx dockbarx-themes-extra To also install the AWN applet, use: sudo apt-get install awn-applet-dockbarx Since DockBarX used to be a GNOME 2.3x panel applet which ...


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No, you can't add separators in Docky. The developers have said that this feature is not planned for future releases either.


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Yes, from an OMG!Ubuntu article: Press Alt + F2 Type command gconf-editor and hit enter/return Navigate to apps/docky-2/docky/items/DockyItem in the gconf-editor Uncheck ShowDockyItem Restart Docky Hope that helps. Also, see the Launchpad bug that addresses the issue.


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enabling docky effects in xfce By default, Docky should work with the built-in XFCE/Xubuntu compositor. In 12.04 the compositor can be checked (if it is not already) via the window-manager tweaks The image above shows Docky does not have the 3D effects, but by checking the options you'll have the 3D effects as per the next image: If, for whatever ...


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You should be able to find it in Docky Settings -> Docklets -> Network Manager. If it isn't mentioned there, then I would assume you need a newer version. You can try this stable PPA: https://launchpad.net/~docky-core/+archive/stable Or use the development PPA: https://launchpad.net/~docky-core/+archive/ppa The development PPA would be the most up-to-date ...


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Lucid's version of Gnome-Do still has the Docky interface available, and it will act like Gnome-Do when you push the keyboard shortcut for Gnome-Do. You shouldn't even need to have Docky installed separately. The version in Maverick removed the Docky interface. (Both are numbered 0.8.3.1 in the about dialog, however.) Once you have a version of Gnome-Do ...


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Docky and Gnome-Do are now two separate programs. If you want to install Docky, just go to the software center and search for "Docky" and it will come right up. You would have to use an old and out-of-date version of Gnome Do to have them both integrated into the same application. It's actually much better that there are now two programs. You get better ...


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Lubuntu, does not use Composition, you can a very basic compositing manager in the form of xcompmgr just make it auto start when you log in. sudo apt-get install xcompmgr will Install it.


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This is the Linux native version of Docky. .dll and .exe files are typical for applications developed in Mono. As you can see from the docky package file list, no other binaries are included. Docky wouldn't work if only Windows binaries were included. Also, your statement about you see that process running, indicates the same. And yes, it's safe. It's the ...


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The [ command does not have a == operator. Bash allows it, but dash will cringe. The correct operator to use is =. The script you posted in your question does not have a shebang, so it likely gets run by sh. So: #!/bin/sh mkdir -p "$HOME/Desktop/ITRAN" if [ "$DESKTOP_SESSION" = gnome-classic ]; then docky fi Anyway, if it fails, you'll likely find the ...


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Found a solution. Was just a missing file. Do a sudo cp /usr/share/applications/Thunar.desktop ~/.local/share/applications and the Problem should be resolved. But one problem remains: Thunar remains twice in the docky-panel. sudo cp /usr/share/applications/xfce4-terminal.desktop ~/.local/share/applications For the terminal.


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First off, I'm not using docky. But I'm assuming docky is in your $PATH. If not, then specify the full path to the binary. Here is the awesome use of Bash: Start off with a file, such as (vim instead of gedit if you want): gedit ~/process_monitor.sh Type the following: #!/bin/bash if [[ -z "$1" ]];then echo "ERROR: must specify program" exit 1 ...


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Okay,let's take everything from start: Install docky using sudo apt-get install docky typed in terminal. Run by typing docky or via Accessories->Docky,which will give you as start of the output the text that you typed,but thats not all. Make sure you have the latest libraries that must be installed to run docky(as found at the official docky site): * ...


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Run these three commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/ppa sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade gconftool-2 --type bool --set /apps/docky-2/Docky/Items/DockyItem/ShowDockyItem false This does the exact the same thing as Zoe's answer (add the PPA, upgrade to the latest version, and hide the anchor item), but all automatically. You ...


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Docky can have multiple docks, on the side, top or bottom of the screen, but it requires at least one of those docks to manage those windows that don't have a launcher on any dock. So you will have to select the dock you want to "Manage Windows Without Launcher" and check the box. Then when you select the dock that previously "Managed Windows Without ...


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If you mean fullscreen windows (like media players, games, etc.) then I'm afraid there is no way for it to work like in Windows. From what I have read there is no way to programatically check if a fullscreen app is running or not. (Thus it's also impossible to have your IM status go to occupied when you start a fullscreen application) The only solution ...


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Robert Dyer said earlier this year in response to the question "How do you Add a Separator line?": You dont. There is no way to add these yourself and no plans for such a feature. He went on to explain: Docky is all about simplicity. Being able to add separators gives you no new functionality. You can already arrange/group launchers however you ...


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Click the anchor icon to bring up the preferences window, click on the dock you want to configure, then tick the '3D Background' box. This option is only available if the dock is on the bottom side of the screen.


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If you are using Docky 2.1 or later, there should be a sound notification when the timer expires. The version in the Maverick repositories is 2.0, so you will need to install Docky from the Development PPA for this feature. Also, make sure you have system sounds enabled: System ➜ Preferences ➜ Sound and select the Ubuntu theme.


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To my knowledge, you cannot stop Docky from using the window manager feature. The best you can do is find another Dock that allows you to do that.


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I believe you can put a shell script in /etc/pm/sleep.d/ which will be run on suspend/hibernate/resume/thaw. See the pm-suspend manpage for more information. I'd also recommend trying gnome-do from trunk (bzr branch lp:do) and seeing if this fixes it. If so, we can look at getting a targetted fix in as an SRU.


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You can find additional information on what a launcher is and how to create it from Help Ubuntu and from the GNOME Documentation. Creating a custom launcher is easy. Right click anywhere on your desktop and select Create Launcher from the dropdown menu: The following window lets you insert the command to be executed when you click on the launcher. Type ...


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I am using "docky 2.07 release" as seen in the "about" window of my Docky. I don't know what exactly you mean with "change the metrics" but the image in your link looks like my docky. I am using the "HUD" theme, with 3D background and a few more options which can be configured in the settings of Docky. The separators in my Docky is indicating a ...


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Download the theme, Right click the docky icon (the anchor icon) Click settings, Click install next to the theme selection menu, Select the theme and click "Select". Choose your new theme from the dropdown list. P.S. comment if you would like me to post a video tutorial EDIT: If the file is a zip, open it with archive manager, convert it to the correct ...


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A very simple solution would be to open Nautilus: Alt+F2 Type nautilus and press Enter Over any directory folder, press the right-mouse-button Select "Open with another app.." Right click on Banshee Click forget association This should be enough.



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