How To Install Docky On Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

As you may know, Docky is a free, open-source application dock that permits the users to add the most used apps for an easier usage. It also supports docklets, which allows the interaction with a bunch of apps, including Tomboy, Rhythmbox, Liferea, Transmission or widgets for displaying system information.

The latest version available is Docky, which has been released a while ago.

Installation instructions:

For Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, the latest version of Docky is available via the default repositories, so just upgrade the local repository index and install the docky package:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install docky

For Linux Mint 17.x, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, up to date Docky packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software is easy. Just add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install docky package:

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

Optional, to remove docky, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove docky

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