Saturday, December 18, 2010

Windows Like Task-bar in Ubuntu 10.10

I find the Gnome DockbarX really convenient to use. This really resembles a Windows 7 Taskbar environment. see screenshot and installation details below.

DockbarX Screenshot

Installation Instructions.

1. add the required repository.
"sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dockbar-main/ppa"

2. update
"sudo apt-get update"

3. install
"sudo apt-get install dockbarx dockbarx-themes-extra"

4. How did i get the ubuntu icon on the left of dockbar?
- right click panel
- add to panel
- select "main menu"
- move the main menu to the left of dockbar.