The Dock is the primary application launcher in OS X

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Replacement For Mac OS X Dock

I have been using Mac OS X Loin since two months and feel that I can't tweak the Dock much. For Example, I am unable to stretch the Dock to 100% width of the screen. My Idea is something similar to ...
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I want to “tab dock” any app to side (or top) of Desktop (in Windows 7)?

I am looking for something a bit different than any "dock" style app I have tried. What I am looking for is something a bit like the awesome "stick" application ...
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Sometimes, Lion apps all refuse to quit and dock freezes

I'm running OS X and recently upgraded to Lion. Since then, every so often (maybe once every three days or so), my computer gets into a state where every app refuses to quit. I can open new apps no ...
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Disable Preview in Stacks in Snow Leopard (MAC OS X 10.6)

I have the following problem: in Snow Leopard, when you click on a stack or pile in the dock the system will display previews for the files in there. But for small text files, all you get in a preview ...
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How to disable OSX dock [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove the Dock in Mac OS X? After installing quicksilver I rarely need to use the OSX (snow leopard) dock. I would like to disable the OSX dock from showing ...
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what is com.apple.dock.agent?

I would like to know some details about com.apple.dock.agent? What is this process? is it so important? does it has anyhting to do with UI? I would really appreciate if one can share as many details ...
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Are there any SATA HDD to PATA Docks?

I have an oldish laptop (Acer Aspire 4710) with a SATA HDD. I wanted to extend the life of the laptop by adding an SSD drive. But I don't want to keep my data on the SDD (since it will wear out the ...
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Make a dock icon always open a new window in OS X?

In OS X (Snow Leopard), I find that for web browsers and terminals, whenever I click the dock icon, it opens the existing window, not open a new one. Is there any way to modify the behaviour so that ...
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Disappearing Dock in OS X

I have Parallels desktop for my Windows programs. Yesterday when closing Windows (XP) my dock disappeared from the bottom of my screen. I've tried various remedies including two different modification ...
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How can I remove the Dock in Mac OS X?

Does anyone know how to remove the Dock in Mac OS X? I was also wondering if I could move that bar to the right side of the screen.
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How do I move the dock to the left side of the middle screen in a 3 monitor setup?

I can only move it to the far left or far right. I found a third party program that will create a new dock and place it on the inside edges of monitors, but it only handles shortcuts, applications ...
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How do I pass command line arguments to Dock items?

I'm attempting to follow the instructions for pinning startup tabs in Chrome. On OS X how do I add command line arguments to items that persist in my dock?
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How do I make X11 windows play nice with the Dock on OS X?

My dock is on the left side of my screen & by default X11 Window Manager (wants to start at the uppermost left corner & it's always behind the dock. The X11 terminal app itself doesn't do ...
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Downloads folder in Dock

I accidentally removed my Downloads folder from the dock. I dragged it back from Finder but it doesn't work like it used to, it's just an ordinary folder now :( Any ideas how to restore it to it's ...
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OSX: Add Dock icon for dedicated Terminal command

I use Mutt. I want a dock icon to launch it. Is such a thing possible? I'm looking for a way to add a second Terminal icon to the Dock which lets me launch a specific command, "mutt" in this ...
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Mac OS X Sub Folders of Applications?

Quite a hard question to phrase but I know there is an Applications folder in the Dock, above that being programs pinned to the dock, with a dot showing that they are open. Is there a way to organise ...
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Dock displays low-resolution icons

Recently, I've noticed that the dock has been starting to display low-resolution icons in place of the former high-resolution icons for common apps like Stickies, Word, iTunes and Preview. Looking at ...
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Customize the icons of folder on the dock

How can I customize the icons of the folders that are in the dock in Snow Leopard?
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Remove apps from upper menu bar permanently [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hide system tray icons on OS X Hi, I have an iMac with Leopard 10.6.6 and I'd like to remove some app from upper menu bar permanently, but I don't know how to do it. ...
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Pin the Dock to the top or disable it

I wonder if it is possible to pin the Mac OS X Dock to the top in Snow Leopard? I see lets of ideas on how to do this when I Google for it, and Secrets (the tweaking app) also provide it as an option, ...
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Enabling DockbarX

I installed DockbarX on ubuntu 10.04 using following command: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dockbar-main/ppa $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install dockbarx but dockbar is not ...
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Unable to Dock “MyComputer” in desktop in Windows7

I was trying to dock "mycomputer" by dragging the "mycomputer" icon to any edge of the screen just as I use to do in Windows XP. But Iam unable to do it . How is it done in Windows7. Attached the ...
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Hide an application's dock icon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show/Hide Application Icon in Dock Is there any way to keep an application from displaying an icon in the dock on Mac OS X?
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How to I get window drop functionality on Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to I get window drop functionality on Mac OS X? I really like using the drag-n-drop feature on Windows 7. (Drag a window to the edge of your screen to auto-fill half ...
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Is there a way to make the Dock in Mac OS X display your most frequently used apps?

I want this to be done automatically, so that I don't have to drag and drop anything myself.
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Keyboard shortcut to unhide or unminimize a window in OS X

I know how to Hide (Cmd+H) or Minimize (Cmd+M) a focused window in OS X, but I can't find a keyboard shortcut or even a menu item to restore, unhide, unminimize, or otherwise show a window that I've ...
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Thinkpad overheating on dock

My T-410 overheats while on the dock when performing intensive tasks, such as rendering video. Is there a piece of hardware I can purchase that will actively cool the bottom of the dock? Something ...
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Place alias in the dock on Mac OS X

How can I place a alias in the Dock? Drag and drop does not work :(
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In Mac OS X 10.6, is there a way to disable the trigger that shows the dock when the mouse is at the edge of screen?

I would still like to use the dock and toggle show/hide with the default keyboard shortcut, but just take the mouse trigger out of the equation completely. I know similar questions have been asked ...
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How to make Docky appear over other windows

I installed Docky in Ubuntu and I have it set to autohide. One problem is that if a window is maximized, then the docky is blocked. In order to see it, I have to unmaximize or moved windows. Can docky ...
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OS X dock, switch between application's open windows by clicking on its dock icon?

Let's say I have Safari active and I want to cycle between its open windows by pressing Safari's dock icon (instead of pressing cmd+>). Is it possible to accomplish this somehow?
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Hard drive dock w/usb and esata connectivity

If I buy a SATA hard drive dock that also has a card reader, and 2 extra USB ports on the front, and I connect my MacPro to it via the new SATA PCIe Sata card I installed, will the ESATA connection ...
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Mac open multiple instance of application

Mac OS X 10.6 I am new to Mac. In Windows, we used to open multiple Visual Studio or Eclipse instance and switch to each other by clicking icons on taskbar. I found this thread shows how to create a ...
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Can Rainmeter “dock” like the Windows taskbar, Desktop Sidebar, or Google Desktop sidebar?

Well, I think that's the most succinct title I've ever had. Not sure what to say here, save for restating the question. Can Rainmeter "dock" to the walls of a display like the Windows taskbar, ...
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Can I move my dock to the left hand side?

On a Mac, can I move my dock bar to the left hand side? Also, if I want to have my downloads folder on my screen (not on the dock, on my 'desktop'), is that possible?
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Cannot insert applications in Mac OS X's dock

For some reason I cannot insert an application into the main part of my dock. Is there a technique or some kind of limit?
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Snow Leopard - Add application to System tray instead of the dock

I have lots of apps in the dock right now and I wish to move some of them to the top system tray where options like Bluetooth, Spotlight, Sound, and Airport (Wifi) are displayed. How can I do this in ...
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Windows dock software with stack docklets

I'm looking for some windows dock software like ObjectDock or RocketDock that has stack docklets. eg. I could add a stack docklet icon to the main dock, and when I mouseover it, a new dock appears ...
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Why would a SATA HDD be the only one unrecognized by a SATA dock?

I have 3 Western Digital Caviar Green hard drives. One 1TB, one 1.5tb, and one 2TB. I have a SATA dock (branded Kingwin ez-dock) and a 3.5" external enclosure from Acomdata. All 3 drives work ...
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Snow Leopard dock - when I minimize files, where do they go?

I upgraded to Snow Leopard a while ago. Recently, when I minimize files in any application the files disappear - no icon that I can find, showing how to bring to a dominant window any of the ...
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Mac OS X Dock - number of open windows?

There is one big issue for me with Dock in OS X - it does not shows you if more than one window is open in an application. For example, I'm browsing with Firefox and a site opens a background window ...
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Windows 7 Gadgets dock?

I've got four gadgets on my Windows 7 desktop. I want them to dock against the edge of the screen, such that maximized windows don't cover them (the "Always On Top" option doesn't meet my needs). Is ...
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Leopard-like dock for Windows 7

I want a dock like MacOSX Leopard's, for my Windows 7. Required features: display all open Windows, not just minimized ones when I maximize Windows, I don't want them to go under the dock. The ...
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Add Unix Executable to Mac OS X Dock

I can't drag Unix Executables to the dock like I can with other executables. Is there another way to put them there?
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Mac resize window below dock

On my Macbook Pro running OS X 10.6.3 I can't resize a window below the top of the dock. That is, I can't drag (resize) the lower right corner of the window below the top of the dock. However, I can ...
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Increase badge size on Mac dock

Is there anyway to increase the size of the badges (like the unread mail count) on the Dock? I want the badge to basically occlude more of the icon (Without increasing the size of the parent icon)
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Add Dock to second monitor on Mac OS X

Is it at all possible to add a dock to a second monitor on Mac OS X? If so, how?
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How to I get window drop functionality on Mac OS X?

Windows 7 has a neat feature where the Windows Key in conjunction with the arrow keys tiles the active window. Windows key + left arrow moves it to the left half, windows key + right arrow moves your ...
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Can I add separators in the Mac OS X Dock?

I have placed too many icons in my dock. There is a separator in the Dock between Applications and the Trash. I want to add more separators in my dock for grouping, to identify groups of icons ...
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How can I differentiate between two docked applications existing on Mac OS X's dock?

I have the different versions of the same application added several times in the dock but the application icon and title is identical. I cannot change the icon or the file name because they are ...