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Add Item to Dock is a flexible, open-source tool, released for the benefit of system administrators, and developers.

Add Item to Dock is provides an interface to the defaults program, allowing you to add items to the dock via the command line.

What's New

Version 0.0.8:
  • Improved Handling of Symbolic Links
Version 0.0.7:
  • Improved 10.5 Compatibility
Version 0.0.6:
  • Fixed the Uninstall Script


Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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foobear Member IconComment+0

This application is advertised as open-source, but I cannot find the source code for it.

Either make the source available or change how it's described.


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Version 0.0.8
Anonymous Member Icon

To view the source code enter the following command in the Terminal :

cat /sbin/additemtodock

JDMv2 Member IconReview+5

Finally!! I've been waiting a long time for someone to write this program. I can now easily add a post install scripts to my custom packages without having to stuff around with plist files.

Thanks Lucid Information Systems.

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Version 0.0.3
Lucid Information Systems (developer)

Thank you for your feed back. We are glad that you find this tool useful.

If you have any handy scripts, tips or suggestions, please let us know.

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Downloads 4,099
Version Downloads 2,059
License Free
Date 02 Jun 2008
Platform OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32
Price Free
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