Insight: Collection Of Awesome Docks For Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
There are various add-ons available for the Ubuntu like themes, icons and many more. Today, we are going to write about some of the awesome docks for Ubuntu 18.04/ Ubuntu 16.04.
Awesome Docks For Ubuntu : MacOS Like Docks
Cool dock for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Interesting feature of this dock is that it is a library which can be extended to create other dock programs with more advanced features.
Run the following command to install Plank in Ubuntu:.
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/docky $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install plank
2. Gnome Panel
Gnome panel is loaded by default in the official Ubuntu repositories, you can install it using following command:
$ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install gnome-panel
Docky is one of the awesome dock bar for Ubuntu. Various dock themes are available for your choice.
Run the following command to install Docky in Ubuntu:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/stable $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install docky
4. Latte Dock
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rikmills/latte-dock $ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install latte-dock
Note: To install Latte dock, you need to have Plasma desktop environment installed in your system.
5. Avant Window Navigator
Avant Window Navigator is available from the PPA for Ubuntu. Run the following command to add the PPA and install Avant Window Navigator on Ubuntu:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mbaum2000/avant-window-navigator $ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install --install-recommends avant-window-navigator
DockBarX is a lightweight dock for Ubuntu. DockbarX is a fork of dockbar made by Aleksey Shaferov.
To add the main DockBarX PPA and install the DockbarX in Ubuntu using the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dockbar-main/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install dockbarx
If you want to use dockbarx as a Xfce panel applet you also need this command
sudo apt-get install xfce4-dockbarx-plugin
To get more themes for DockbarX, Run the following command:
sudo apt-get install dockbarx-themes-extra
7. Cairo Dock
Cairo Dock is an another beautiful dock for Ubuntu. It is designed to be light, fast and customizable, and is desktop-agnostic.
Run the following command to add PPA of Cairo Dock and install it in Ubuntu:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cairo-dock-team/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins
8. Dash To Dock
Dash To Dock is a extension for Gnome shell which transform the dash into a dock. Side and bottom placement options are available.
Let usk now if we have missed out some docks in this post.