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Getting Gnome Dock

Discuss

There are two mailing lists available for the discussion of gnome-dock’s future, and for getting some help, etc… Those are:

Developers: dock-devel@gnome-dock.org

To subscribe send a blank email with subscribe in the subject line to dock-devel-request@gnome-dock.org

Users: dock-users@gnome-dock.org

To subscribe send a blank email with subscribe in the subject line to dock-users-request@gnome-dock.org

Checking Out

The project lives in a subversion repository. You can check-out the latest version using:

svn co http://www.gnome-dock.org/svn/ gnome-dock

You can also use the source browser to have a quick look around the repository.

 

Build and Run

Gnome Dock builds correctly on Ubuntu Dapper. To build simply execute make in the source directory. To run Gnome Dock execute the following

./cairo-dock

If performance is terrible or Gnome Dock crashes try experimenting by adding and removing the –no-glitz and –no-buffering command line arguments. You can also play around with –no-text and –no-background to improve redraw speed. Furthermore you can move the dock-window around with MMB-drag (that’s middle-mouse-button-drag) or <Alt> + Click, quit it with just pressing q (just hit the dock with MMB to ensure it has the focus) and there are even some

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