Transforming XFCE To A Modern Unity Desktop

Transforming XFCE To A Modern Unity Desktop

Today's blog is about a video I have made in the time when Ubuntu dropped Unity and there was a lot of confusion about the future of Unity.
But as time went by I actually release people is still looking at it and some of the commands got dated, so I updated them today and moved the commands into this blog post.  Enjoy!


Commands Used:
Installation:
Dock:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/stable
sudo apt update
sudo apt install docky


Theme:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:system76/pop
sudo apt install pop-gtk-theme pop-icon-theme


Download Pictures:
wget https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9e/UbuntuCoF.svg/2000px-UbuntuCoF.svg.png

wget https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubuntu-wallpapers/+bug/1551208/+attachment/4584308/+files/Xerus_Wallpaper_Phone_1080X1920.png

Put pictures in folder and move to opt
Panel add off button
Change whisker menu's icon
Remove some default apps in panel
Make launcher for whisker and move it to opt
Choose Themes
Remove Desktop Icons

Add docky:
Hide anchor icon: gconftool-2 --type Boolean --set /apps/docky-2/Docky/Items/DockyItem/ShowDockyItem False
Configure Docky
Add Ubuntu Icon

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