Plank Dock Lightweight Launcher | Tips | Installation

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Plank dock is a lightweight applications launcher, Plank dock is developed by Docky Core team. It could be a great alternative to many dock applications if you are looking for simple dock application do the basic function of launching applications and arranging applications on the dock. Also, it’s a lightweight dock does not require big a mount of memory at all.

If you want to keep a running application on Plank dock simply right click on it and select keep in Dock.

Plank Dock Configurations

Plank Dock does not include a graphical user interface to customize the Plank Dock launcher. However you still can change Plank Dock Themes. Change the hiding mode “Auto hide, intelligently hide, Always on top”. Also, you can adjust Plank Dock icon size through the setting configuration file.

/home/"username"/.config/plank/dock1/settings

Install Plank Dock On Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Using PPA

PPA works on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin.

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ricotz/docky
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install plank

Repository used for the installation is Docky Core “unstable”.

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