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December 16th, 2008, 12:21 AM
Hi everyone,

How to I get new themes and a ""ICON DOCK"" for Linux UBUNTU

December 16th, 2008, 12:24 AM
Two of the most common docks are Avant Window Navigator and Cairo-Dock.

This link describes how to install cairo-dock.


December 16th, 2008, 12:26 AM
cant i just get those with terminal commands or add/remove gui???

December 16th, 2008, 12:28 AM
I prefer Cairo-Dock...besides it's easier to set up and configure in my opinion...

Check this post (http://ubuntudawn.wordpress.com/2008/09/14/who-put-the-mac-in-the-ubuntu/) I made on my blog. You might find it useful.

I believe Cairo-Dock is more flexible too, not to mention it uses less resources than Avant-Window-Navigator. (At least when I tried it back in April AWN was a resource killer...Cairo wasn't).

December 16th, 2008, 12:29 AM
Err, yes you can. The link explains how.

You have to add a repository to the ones you already have and then get it from Synaptic Package Manager, or the command line if you prefer.

December 16th, 2008, 12:33 AM
Also check out gnome-look.org for lots of different stuff like icon sets, etc...(or kde-look.org if you use kde)

December 16th, 2008, 12:56 AM
cant i just get those with terminal commands or add/remove gui???

Read the post on the link I sent you...it's pretty easy to understand. :popcorn: