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Smoke Glass Dock
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Oct 30, 2007, 06:01 PM
 
Saw this on digg, Much nicer in my opinion, takes out the "shoosh line" in the dock and makes it a bit darker, I also darkened the frontline image and i think the dock looks 10X better

here are the files & info if anyone cares...

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Oct 30, 2007, 06:21 PM
 
This is indeed awesome. What I would like to see is a fully re-realized dock using the provided images. Something not so, dock-ish mind you, maybe something with lemons, or even monkeys!

But really... What about replacing the images with other textures and whatnot?

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Oct 30, 2007, 07:55 PM
 
i had to log-out, log-in to get spaces working again, but nice (for now). better than the ugly default.
where is apple getting it's designers? fired microsoft employees??

looking forward to unsanity: fruitmenu, cleardock, shapeshifter for 10.5...
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And that is what you all are: inverted Nothings...with potential" (Sun Ra)
     
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Oct 30, 2007, 08:50 PM
 
I cant get into the site?
Alt linkage?

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Oct 31, 2007, 12:05 AM
 
It looks like they took it down? I went to the parent site, and the page informed me, "Weee."
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Oct 31, 2007, 06:11 AM
 
I've put together a similar sort of thing myself, except it's black, and also allows you to change the reflectivity of the dock. I've also changed the running-applications indicators to make them more noticeable.

Dark, Fully Reflective:


Matte:


Semi-Glossy (reflections still there, but much subtler):


All the files involved can be downloaded here
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