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.
docky provides an application launcher, running application management, and various "docklets" including a cpu monitor, weather report and clock. it is similar to other docks such as awn and cairo-dock.
applications can integrate with docky to add extra items to their context menus or modify their icons to display more information. this package includes integration helpers for a number of applications, including banshee, rhythmbox, deluge, tomboy and zeitgeist.
this package contains a python library to assist with integrating applications with docky.