Simdock is an AWN-like dock for Ubuntu. It doesn’t require a compositing manager like xcompmgr or Compiz to run, so it makes a good choice of dock for lightweight window managers.
Here’s a screenshot:
To install simdock:
sudo apt-get install simdock
To make simdock look transparent, you need to set your wallpaper as the background:
To have it set to be above all windows, run it as so:
One thing simdock won’t do is place itself on all workspaces. Thankfully, if you use Openbox, there’s an easy trick. Open up
and place this between
Log out and in and the changes will take effect. Enjoy!