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Minimize all windows using the Docky anchor icon

We’ve covered putting Docky’s Anchor icon to good use previously but Owais Lone has gone one better and let us in on how to make clicking the Docky anchor icon minimize all windows…

1. Click here to install xdotool.

2. Next open up a new Terminal session and enter: –

gconftool –type String –set /apps/docky-2/Docky/Items/DockyItem/DockyItemCommand “xdotool key –clearmodifiers ctrl+alt+d”

Alternatively, if you’re prefer everything done via a GUI, follow these steps: –

  • Press ALT + F2 together
  • Type:
    • gconf-editor
  • Navigate to:
    • /apps/docky-2/Docky/Items/DockyItem/DockyItemCommand
  • Enter the following as the command:
    • “xdotool key –clearmodifiers ctrl+alt+d”

Thanks to Owais