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  1. mrblue
    August 12, 2010

    Docks are really cool and they are helpful when come to use.

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  2. lifehacker
    July 5, 2010

    @Zemblan
    Thanks for the info. Would update the post for the same.

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  3. Zemblan
    July 4, 2010

    Contrary to what you say it is possible to reposition docky to other screen edges. When the congig dialogue is open click on the dock and drag it to the required screen edge.

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  4. lifehacker
    June 29, 2010

    @pouic
    Capability to detach the applets and show icons in 3D are just more configuration options, which I should have mentioned, and I am updating my post to include it, thanks for pointing it out, but that doesn’t change the conclusion in any way. I also found Cairo dock to be less stable, e.g. when I tried to configure weather applet to make it display my local weather information. It crashed.

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  5. pouic
    June 29, 2010

    The conclusion is a bit hasty I think;
    Cairo-Dock is not only about options, but also the only one to have 3D effects and hardawre acceleration, as well as the ability to detach its applets on the desktop.

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  6. Mehdi
    June 27, 2010

    AWN when used along with DockbarX gave me the best experience.

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  7. revdjenk
    June 26, 2010

    Nice review…and I think you have them judged about right. I have used Docky early in its life, and have not tried it lately, but quickly went to AWN, but now use Cairo, exactly for its customization, and at the time, stability over the others.

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