Avant Window Navigator Gets New Maintainer, Ubuntu 13.10 PPA

Avant Window Navigator is a dock / task manager for Linux founded by Neil J. Patel, who was later hired by Canonical to work on Unity. A quick update for AWN fans: after several years of inactivity, Avant Window Navigator is maintained again thanks to Povilas Kanapickas, who took over the project recently.The code was […]

Cairo Dock 3.3.1 released, Install it in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives

Install Cairo Dock 3.3.1 in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/10.04 Lucid/11.10/11.04/10.10/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/12/11/10/9/other Ubuntu derivativesCairo-Dock, a fast and customizable desktop interface which can be used as alternative or addition to Unity, Gnome-Shell, Xfce-panel, and KDE-panel, is now at version 3.3.1.Cairo-Dock sits in the centre of your desktop, allowing you to monitor […]

Cairo Dock 3.2.1 Released with fixes, Install it in Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint

Install Cairo Dock 3.2.1 in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10 Oneiric/11.04 Natty/10.10 Maverick/10.04 Lucid/Linux Mint (New Release) Cairo-Dock, a fast and customizable desktop interface which can be used as alternative or addition to Unity, Gnome-Shell, Xfce-panel, and KDE-panel, is now at version 3.2.1. Cairo-Dock sits in the centre of your desktop, allowing you [...]

Cairo Dock 3.2 Released With Improved Multi-Screen And GNOME Shell Support, More

Cairo Dock (Glx Dock) is a launcher / task manager that comes with a huge list of applets and configuration options. It can be used with any desktop environment / shell, so it works with GNOME Shell, Unity, Xfce, KDE and so on. There’s also a stand-alone Cairo Dock session – select “Cairo Dock” from [...]

New Features added in Cairo Dock 3.2.0, Install it in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Install Cairo Dock 3.2.0 in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10 Oneiric/11.04 Natty/10.10 Maverick/10.04 Lucid/Linux Mint (New Release) Cairo-Dock, a fast and customizable desktop interface which can be used as alternative or addition to Unity, Gnome-Shell, Xfce-panel, and KDE-panel, is now at version 3.2.0. Cairo-Dock sits in the centre of your desktop, allowing you [...]

How To Install Avant Window Navigator In Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal

Avant Window Navigator, a very popular dock a while back, has been deleted from the official Ubuntu 12.10 repositories, so to make it easier to install, I’ve uploaded it to the main WebUpd8 PPA.Please note though, that since AWN hasn’t been updated in a long time, some applets won’t work!Although the application isn’t used as [...]

DockBarX Sees New Release, Now Available For MATE Desktop Too

DockBarX 0.90.3 has been released. For those not familiar with DockBarX, this is an application launcher / switcher that works as a GNOME2 panel applet, Avant Window Navigator applet or as a stand-alone dock. With the new version, I’ve also packaged it for MATE so you can use it as a MATE panel applet.DockBarX features: pin [...]

Cairo Dock 3.1 Released With Better Unity Integration

Cairo Dock is a tool that can be used as a complete panel/launcher replacement thanks to its huge list of features: besides the fancy launcher / application switcher, it comes with applets like menu, Messaging Menu, systray, trash, weather and many others.Cairo Dock using the Unity-1 themeDefault-panel themeCairo Dock 3.1 has been released recently, the [...]