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I'm no newbie to Linux but I am a newbie to Mint. I use to have Ubuntu but I switched to Mint. When I had Ubuntu I had Gnome Do and used it as a dock. Well as I can see Mint comes with Gnome Do but I can't seem to use it as a dock. I looked and I think I have everything installed for it. Maybe I'm missing something that makes it a dock. Am I missing something?
Odd. What version of do have you got? 0.8 is the one with docky but I thought 0.6 still had preferences.
Fire up synaptic to check you've got gnome-do and gnome-do plugins 0.8. They should both be in the Ubuntu universe repositories if you're using LM7. (In synaptic settings>repositories to check universe is active).
If all is as it should be all I can think of is to try reinstalling the packages - you should get a preferences option when you right click the gnome do icon (or if you bring up the gnome-do search box and click the little arrow in the top left).
I'm also trying to get docky working on my install of mint, but when I run the update for it the terminal says I have the latest version. The only other option I can find is installing it from the .tar file, but I cannot get this to work either
I have the same issue as above where i can open DO but don't have the option to activate Docky in the preferences. Checked in the package manager and it says I have version 0.6, I believe i need version 0.8 to get Docky but when running an upgrade it says I have the latest version. Could this be caused by the fact i'm running mint 5 and not the latest version?