8 April 2015

Docky... How to install on Ubuntu based systems

Source: Docky Launchpad

Today, we are showing how to install,
one of the best dock bar available for Linux...


Source: Docky wiki

Docky is a dock for the GNOME desktop, very similar in functionality to the dock on Mac OS X. Also, it provides a bunch of docklets for displaying the weather report, clock and CPU usage.

This app it's included by default in Ubuntu's repos, but it's not in the latest build of this application. Today, we are showing how to install the latest build on Ubuntu based systems, and this is the easiest way (in only three steps), to install on your system:

This will install, on Ubuntu based systems, like: Ubuntu-Gnome, Linux Mint, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, LinuxMint, elementaryOS, LinuxLite, Netruner, etc...

This tutorial has video support in our Youtube channel, 
as a way to help accomplish the install of this application.

In only 1 Minute Tutorial, we show how to install "Docky"
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Docky... How to install on Ubuntu based Systems 

1st Step
  • Open a terminal, and copy and paste the the follow command line
    • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/docky

This command line, will install the repository on our system

2nd Step
  • Copy the second command line, and paste on the terminal
    • sudo apt-get update

This command line, will update your system with the new repository

3th Step
  • Copy the third command line, and paste on the terminal
    • sudo apt-get install docky

This command line, will install Docky on your system

And, that's it!
Now you have a premium quality dock...

Docky is a full fledged dock application that makes opening common applications and managing windows easier and quicker. Docky is fully integrated into the GNOME Desktop and features a no non-sense approach to configuration and usage.

    YaRock Info's
    • Developer
      • Docky Core Team
    • Website
    • Written in
      • C#
    • Latest version (until date)
      • 3.0
    • Platform 
      • Linux
    • License
      • GPLv3

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