Workspaces to Dock Alternatives

    Workspaces to Dock is described as 'Transform Gnome Shell's overview workspaces into an intelligent dock' and is a Application Launcher in the OS & Utilities category. There are four alternatives to Workspaces to Dock for Linux, Windows, Xfce and GNOME. The best alternative is RocketDock, which is free. Other great apps like Workspaces to Dock are Cairo-Dock (Free, Open Source), Dash to Dock (Free, Open Source) and Luncher (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 4, 2021

    1. RocketDock is a Mac OS X dock clone. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock.


      The program is no longer updated, but last version, 1.3.5, released in September 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website. "It is true, RocketDock has been discontinued. [...] The app remains available on, but is unsupported."

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    2. Cairo-Dock is an animated application launch bar for the desktop, comparable to the dock in Mac OS X or Rocket Dock (for Windows).
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    3. A dock for the Gnome Shell. This extension moves the dash out of the overview transforming it in a dock for an easier launching of applications and a faster switching between windows and workspaces.
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    4. Luncher is a simple Windows application and file launcher. It allows you to setup buttons that act as shortcuts to open any application, file or folder. Luncher appears as a small panel on the top of the screen that is always easily accessible.
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