Your Ubuntu like Mac with Gnome Do


As you know, a lot of applications in Ubuntu that make your Ubuntu desktop to be beautiful like any other operating system. An application is to be my favorite application is Gnome Do. This application will show a dock in your desktop like Mac.

You can find the screenshots as below:

If you want to try this application, you just need do a simple way:

Installing Gnome-Do on Ubuntu 7.10

To install Gnome-Do on Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy” you’ll need to add the Gnome-Do PPA from launchpad. Add the following line to your /etc/apt/sources.list file:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/do-core/ubuntu gutsy main

After you’ve added the repository you’ll need to update your repository cache and then install the package. Two more commands to take care of that:

sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude install gnome-do

Installing Gnome-Do on Ubuntu 8.04

For those early adopters out there that are already running Ubuntu 8.04 “Hardy” you’re lucky to have Gnome-Do in the repositories. You’ll just need a simple:

sudo aptitude install gnome-do

Installing Gnome-Do on Ubuntu 9.10

To install Gnome-Do on Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” you’ll need to add the Gnome-Do PPA from launchpad. Add the following line to your /etc/apt/sources.list file:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/do-core/ppa/ubuntu karmic main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/do-core/ppa/ubuntu karmic main

After you’ve added the repository you’ll need to update your repository cache and then install the package. Two more commands to take care of that:

sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude install gnome-do

To launch Gnome-Do you’ll need to start it manually. This can be done a few ways:
1. ALT-F2: gnome-do
2. Open a terminal: gnome-do
3. Add it to your System > Preferences > Sessions: gnome-do –quiet (for autostart at login)

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