I just installed my favorite dock on Ubuntu 10.10 Avant Window Navigator AWN dock, with development 0.4 for AWN dock now support multiple docks you can add many docks and customize each one with different themes, applets, launchers, even more with all features available for regular dock but now with multiple docks. Continue reading
Dock applications is really cool way to get quicker access to your installed applications, directories, or files, it’s fully customized with different desktop and window managers. you will find a lot of docks available to use with different features for extra plugins, docks applets, and themes. here will list 7 of the best docks available so far for linux desktops.
1. Avant Window Navigator Dock ” AWN “
it’s my favorite dock usually using, has a lot of features for adding extra applets, launchers, plugins, themes, we already submitted a top ten themes for AWN dock here in this link
To install AWN dock check the installation guide for different distributions and different window managers Here
Also check the extra plugins, default themes and applets available for awn dock Here
2. Gnome Do Docky Dock.
Docky is really cool dock doing same functions for running application, files, directories, and even more cool functions, for searching for specific files, or folders, and cool simple launcher.
3. Cairo Dock
working in two looks for openGL fully customized with many features specially with last version release 2.1.3, and other one without openGL.
More cairo Dock screenshot Here
check Full features and Download options for Cairo Dock Here
4. Wbar Dock
Simple dock and really lightweight you will find Download options and more informations for it Here
check Here for more screenshots
Simple Dock bar don’t required compiz or 3d acceleration written on C++
more simdock screenshots
check the Download options for simdock and more information Here
KoolDock Required KDE desktop, check Here for more informations and Download Options
7. KDocker Dock
simple dock integrated to system try panel working for many desktops and window managers. supporting drag and drop.
check the full features and Download options For Kdocker
That’s it for now.