Last Updated on September 12, 2023
Docky is a fully 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 nonsense approach to configuration and usage.
Docky provides an application launcher, running application management, and various “docklets” including a CPU monitor, weather report and clock. It is similar to other docks such as Avant Window Navigator and Cairo-Dock.
Applications can integrate with Docky to add extra items to their context menus or modify their icons to display more information. This package includes integration helpers for a number of applications, including Banshee, Gajim, Rhythmbox, Deluge, Tomboy, Liferea, Pidgin and Zeitgeist.
- Simple and intuitive.
- 4 different hiding modes.
- Docklets (little plugins) for additional functionality including:
- BatteryMonitor Docklet.
- Bookmarks Docklet.
- Clock Docklet.
- CPUMonitor Docklet.
- Desktop Docklet.
- GMail Docklet.
- Mounter Docklet.
- NetworkManager Docklet.
- NPR Docklet.
- RecentDocuments Docklet.
- SessionManager Docklet.
- Timer Docklet.
- Trash Docklet.
- Weather Docklet.
- WorkspaceSwitcher Docklet.
- Advanced indicators.
- Zeitgeist integration.
- Window management.
- Highly customizable including Window Dodge, Intellihide.
- Panel Mode.
- 3D Background.
- Manage windows without launcher.
Developer: Docky Developers
License: GNU GPL v3
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