I just migrated to Ubuntu 11.04 & in search of something special software which makes Ubuntu experience more enjoyably .Everybody knows about mac os which is also popular for it’s dock features & which add really nice looks top it’s UI. If you are in search of something good dock for your Ubuntu then you should try it
Docky is an advanced shortcut bar that sits at the edges of your screen.It provides easy access to some of the files, folders and applications on your computer, displays which applications are currently running, holds windows in their minimized state and more.
Instead of ubnutu it can be also install on Gentoo linux ,fedora linux ,OpenSUSE ,Debian linux so it supports most of linux
For ubuntu go to terminal & type below code & automatically it will installed on your Ubuntu
sudo apt-get install docky
or search for docky @ software center & you can easily install it from their
For more info read @ Docky Homepage