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Simdock

This is simdock, an eye-candy deskbar for Linux.

simdock example

Features

  • Starters in the dock keep track of launched applications, enabling minimizing, raising and cycling through its windows
  • Transparent background without compositing, which still gets automatically updated when the background changes
  • Fluid animations – icons get bigger when hovered and shortly transparent when clicked
  • Configurable size and icon placement

Install

Ubuntu

On launchpad, there is a PPA with daily builds. Add it with

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:onli/simdock

and install simdock

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install simdock

Gentoo/Funtoo

Use the overlay with layman

layman -o https://raw.github.com/onli/overlay/master/repositories.xml -f -a onli

and install with emerge

emerge simdock

Manually

  1. Install dependencies. Under Ubuntu:

    sudo apt-get install pkg-config libglib2.0-dev libgconf2-dev libgtk2.0-dev libwnck-dev libwxgtk3.0-dev libxcb1-dev libxcb-ewmh-dev xcb-proto libwxsvg-dev
    
  2. Type make to compile

  3. Type sudo make install to install

Start

Start with simdock

Original

http://sourceforge.net/projects/simdock

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