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How to make Docky icons smaller than 24px

The following tip may pander to a ‘niche’ desire but it has the knock on effect of letting you create a rather surreal desktop experience…

Docky icon size: stuck at 24px (or is it?)

After finding Docky’s default minimum size for icons was still a bit too big, reader Luke Nunns poked around for a solution.

“I found that if you go to gconf-editor > apps > docky2 > Docky  > Interface > DockPreferences and then select the dock that you want to change the icon size of then you can change the “IconSize” to less than the normal minimum of 24.”

Selection_001Note that Docky needs to be restarted for the changes to take effect.