Plank Alternatives for Linux

Popular Alternatives to Plank for Linux. Explore 4 Linux apps like Plank, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Plank is meant to be the simplest dock on the planet. The goal is to provide just what a dock needs and absolutely nothing more. If your looking for more info about Plank like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/20/2017 7:52:00 AM

Alternatives to Plank for Linux with any license

  • Docky

    Docky is a full fledged dock application that makes opening common applications and managing windows easier and quicker. Docky is fully integrated into the GNOME Desktop and features a no non-sense approach to configuration and usage. It just works. Some of Docky's amazing features include themes, plugins, 4 different hiding modes, advanced indicators, zeitgeist integration, and window management.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Cairo-Dock

    Cairo-Dock is an animated application launch bar for the desktop, comparable to the dock in Mac OS X or Rocket Dock (for Windows). It is compatible with Compiz-Fusion, Beryl, Compiz and Xcompmgr, but it can also run without a composite manager (using fake transparency). Cairo-Dock can run under GNOME, KDE and XFCE.

    Free Open Source Linux Xfce

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  • Latte Dock

    Latte is a dock based on plasma frameworks that provides an elegant and intuitive experience for your tasks and plasmoids. It animates its contents by using parabolic zoom effect and trys to be there only when it is needed.

    Free Open Source Linux KDE

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  • Avant Window Navigator

    Avant Window Navigator (AWN/Awn) is a dock-like navigation bar for the linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. It can be used to keep track of open windows and behaves like a normal window list.

    Free Open Source Linux

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