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Collection Of Awesome Docks For Ubuntu : MacOS Like Docks

Collection Of Awesome Docks For Ubuntu : MacOS Like Docks

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

1. Plank

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

3. Docky

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

Latte is a dock based on plasma frameworks. Latte is an elegant dock for Ubuntu. Run the following command to install 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:

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$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mbaum2000/avant-window-navigator
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install --install-recommends avant-window-navigator

6. DockBarX

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.

Download Dash To Dock

 

Let usk now if we have missed out some docks in this post.