How To Install Docky 0.3 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE And Other Ubuntu Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Docky is an application launcher similar to the one on Mac OS X. Also, it provides a bunch of docklets for displaying the weather report, clock and CPU usage, somehow similar to AWN and cairo-dock.

The latest version available is Docky 0.3, which has been recently released.

 how to install Docky 0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, LXLE 14.04

In this article I will show you how to install Docky 0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, LXLE 14.04 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Docky 0.3 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the docky package. Like this:

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

Optional, to remove docky, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove docky

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One comment on “How To Install Docky 0.3 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE And Other Ubuntu Derivative Systems
  1. Michael says:

    Locks up in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. Can’t alter the settings either. Wish I didn’t uninstall the older version…I’d like it back.

    M

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