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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 add Ubuntu GNOME terminal in Docky launcher?

After upgrading Ubuntu I can't pin GNOME Terminal in Docky launcher. How can I fix that?
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Docky on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to install Docky on my machine. But I get an error saying E: Unable to locate package docky How can I fix that? Any help is appreciated.
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I want to install Docky. How to remove "Err:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/docky-core/stable/ubuntu focal Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.85 80]"?

I want to install "Docky" on Ubuntu 20.04 but, every time I try to add the source repository, I receive an error. This is how I'm trying to add the repository: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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Install docky in Ubuntu 20.04

I tried to install Docky from the official repositories via apt-get but it couldn't find the packet. So I downloaded the .deb from the web and tried a manual install with gdebi and this was the output:...
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duplicate icon on docky

I got a problem with docky dock on 18.04 : in few words, it displays a duplicate icon for LTspice running under wine even if the StartupWMClass is set correctly, i.e. the output of xprop | grep ...
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Can't add Docky repository [duplicate]

I read some places that you can just install Docky using apt by default but that doesn't work. Tried adding the repository, but it's one of those that won't update because it's unauthorized or ...
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How can I instal Docky on Ubuntu 19.04

I've been using Docky for almost 10 years. Yesterday I upgraded Ubuntu to 19.04 and to my surprise I realised that during the upgrade Docky got removed. I tried adding Docky PPA again, but got the ...
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Unable to change Docky configuration in Lubuntu 18.04

This maybe a stupid question, with easy fix. But I searching around to no avail. I'm unable to change docky configuration, I tried opening the docky setting on the dock, but the option to make it ...
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Docky problem on reboot

I recently started using the Docky dock with Ubuntu 18.04. I like it, but I have an issue where whenever I restart my computer, anything I pinned to the dock disappears and has to be re-added after ...
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How to get docky to show window panels?

I've looked around all day to get an answer and it seems like a lot of people don't like window panels or something. or maybe it's not possible but I really need window panels. i sometimes have a lot ...
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How to make docky vertical?

I want docky to be on the left side of the screen, not at the bottom. Is there a theme or command line program I can use to make Docky vertical?
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How to configure plank(dock) on Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I just installed the plank dock app on Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and i have no idea where to find settings for it. Any ideas? Thanks
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How to reduce Docky pop-up sensitivity?

I'm using Docky version: 2.2.1.1 Release on Ubuntu 16.04 The dock is having very high sensitivity. Whenever I bring my cursor to the bottom of the screen, say, to open up the log cat in Android Studio,...
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How to remove additional docky panels?

I installed dockey and cannot remove the additional panels added via the Delete button. Is there a way to remove additional panels?
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Docky docklet icon doesn't load on startup

The trash docklet icon in Docky seems to be broken/not loading properly after login. Does anyone know how I can fix this issue? How to reproduce: Whenever Docky autostarts at login. Steps to ...
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Docky on Xubuntu can't remove the anchor icon

I've been playing around with Docky for about 2 hours and have failed consistently at removing the anchor icon from it. I have read numerous pages all telling me the same solution which is to disable ...
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Docky: No menu effects on LXDE

When I was using LXDE I realized there was no menu animations in the Docky. Then I got this message: (docky needs the desktop effects enabled to work properly. some options are disabled and themes ...
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How to add new App to docky?

There are some software's icons to add by default but i can't add alot more, I cant even add chorm on docky. There is not any customization setting for that so, How would I add program's shortcuts to ...
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Docky running System App Icon Issue

Got some problems with my Docky setup under 17.10. No icons of system apps are displayed. i.g. Console, Nautilus... If I pin the console and run it no "running" dot is displayed. In Debug mode I get "...
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Intellij Not Booting From Docky - Also Shows Wrong Name

Updated Intellij today to 2017.1 but today I noticed that when I hover over my launcher icon in Docky it displays a label of a very old project that I no longer have. I am not sure if it displayed ...
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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 update ...
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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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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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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 IDE....
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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 [closed]

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 there....
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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: Installing ...
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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 there,...
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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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