xdock is a software that emulates the Window Maker docks, with the following differences:
Simple basic UNIX program installation:
$ ./configure $ make $ su # make install # ldconfig
Just remember that it requires Xlib to compile (you probably have this in your sistem).
xdock works as a client/server: the server is the main program, that sits on the right side of the screen, and the clients are the docks, that connect to the server.
To start a server, simply type:
If you want to use a different theme, just type (for example):
xdockserver -t lcd &
Then, start a client, such as:
that will start a example dock and connect it to the server.
The API file included in this distribution contains the API documentation to write docks. A tutorial is not yet avaliable. If you want to write new docks, you can use the docks that are included in this distribution as an example.