Dash to Dock
A dock for the GNOME Shell
This extension enhances the dash moving it out of the overview and transforming it in a dock for an easier launching of applications and a faster switching between windows and desktops without having to leave the desktop view.
For additional installation instructions and more information visit https://micheleg.github.io/dash-to-dock/.
Installation from source
The extension can be installed directly from source, either for the convenience of using git or to test the latest development version. Clone the desired branch with git
To compile the stylesheet you'll need an implementation of SASS. Dash to Dock supports
ruby-sass. Every distro should have at least one of these implementations, we recommend using
ruby-sass is deprecated.
By default, Dash to Dock will attempt to build with
sassc. To change this behavior set the
SASS environment variable to either
export SASS=dart # or... export SASS=ruby
Clone the repository or download the branch from github. A simple Makefile is included.
make to install the extension into your home directory. A Shell reload is required
Alt+F2 r Enter under Xorg or under Wayland you may have to logout and login. The extension has to be enabled with gnome-extensions-app (GNOME Extensions) or with dconf.
git clone https://github.com/micheleg/dash-to-dock.git make -C dash-to-dock install
msgfmt is not available on your system, you will see an error message like the following:
make: msgfmt: No such file or directory
In this case install the
gettext package from your distribution's repository.
Bugs should be reported to the Github bug tracker https://github.com/micheleg/dash-to-dock/issues.
Dash to Dock Gnome Shell extension is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2 or later. See the COPYING file for details.