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Old 04-17-2005, 05:21 AM   #1
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Mac Osx Dock On Linux??


IS there anyway of converting the takbar on Linux mepis to look something like the dock on mac osx
 
Old 04-17-2005, 05:40 AM   #2
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the taskbar? which would that be? kde? gnome? xfce? i believe that apps like superkaramba and gdesklets have plenty of menuing plugins which clone an OSX dock... depends what kind of functionality you want though.
 
Old 04-17-2005, 05:51 AM   #3
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Im using KDE 3.4
 
Old 04-17-2005, 06:40 AM   #4
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I believe I could customize KDE's kicker (the "taskbar" in KDE) to give a look and feel of an OSX dock, at least the dock portion of it, but now the way it sizes up and down like a geenie in a bottle.

Here's an idea:
"pull out" the launch bar, the portion of kicker next to the K menu to allow more applications to be shown. Then, go into your settings, and resize kicker to be enormous (I think it's called large). Assign your icons to taste.

Cool
 
Old 05-06-2005, 11:29 PM   #5
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Search for Ksmoothdock. There are several out there but that's the one I'm using now.

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There is also kxdocker which I'm compiling right now...looks promising.
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Old 05-07-2005, 07:43 AM   #6
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I used 3 apps (ksmoothdock, kxdocker, kooldock) and finaly the best of customizing: kde's kicker!
 
Old 04-21-2007, 10:46 AM   #7
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Question Re:

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Originally Posted by ioannisss
A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops.
On my desk I have a work station.
What about playstation? lol
 
Old 05-11-2008, 03:38 AM   #8
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This is the best option...

THis is the best option....
 
Old 05-11-2008, 03:38 AM   #9
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the best dock,....

http://technology-included.blogspot....for-linux.html
 
Old 05-11-2008, 04:04 AM   #10
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Check out "Mac4Linux" project. It consists mostly of OSX-looking themes such as wallpaper, icons, window borders etc. but there's also a section on how to get a OSX-like application launcher (if that's what you want). There are two choices, and the "better-looking" requires you to have Compiz Fusion I think..but take a look at it, if you like. At least the screenshots were quite OSX-like.
 
  


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