The objective of this article is to remove dock on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa GNOME Desktop.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to remove dock on Ubuntu GNOME Desktop
Removed dock on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa GNOME Desktop
Removed dock on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa GNOME Desktop

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed Ubuntu 20.04 or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software N/A
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

How to remove dock on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions

  1. The easiest way to remove the dock from the Ubuntu's GNOME desktop is to remove a relevant extension package like in this example we remove gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock. To do so execute the below command:
    $ sudo apt remove gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock
    

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  3. Log out and Login to your Ubuntu GNOME desktop. The dock panel should now be removed.
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