The Dock is the primary application launcher in OS X

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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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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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How to remove the Dock in Mac OS X Leopard

I don't want the dock that is at the bottom of the screen. I don't want to hide it but completely remove it. How can this be done? If not possible, why not?
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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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Change the OS X Dock background

I find that with some wallpapers, the Dock that ships with Leopard can be way too bright and stand out more than desired. How can I change the appearance of the Dock?
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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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What is a good app for Ubuntu that mimics RocketDock?

I'm looking for a dock application to use on Ubuntu, but suggestions are welcome for all platforms. I'm familiar with RocketDock, but don't think that it works for Linux. Any ideas?
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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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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 Can I Set the OS X Dock to Show Instantly Instead of Waiting Half a Second in Snow Leopard?

Having a MacBook Pro 13" I find myself trying to maximize the screen real estate constantly which have led me to put the dock at the right hand corner of the screen. Now in an attempt to save a few ...
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Hide Windows app icons in dock with VMware Fusion's Unity mode

Is it possible to have VMware Fusion to not show the icons for Windows applications in the dock while in Unity mode? They can often be redundant and I would love to remove them