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Install Plank LightWeight Dock in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10/Ubuntu 11.04/Linux Mint - (Light Weight)

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Plank is the underlying technology for Docky and aims to provide all the core features while Docky extends it to add fancier things like Docklets, painters, settings dialogs, etc.

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Install Cairo Dock 3.0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10 Oneiric/11.04 Natty/10.10 Maverick/10.04 Lucid/Linux Mint (New Release)

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Cairo Dock includes many plugins/applets such as: weather, clock, Messaging Menu, system monitor, keyboard indicators, custom icons, notification area, clipboard manager, and many other plugins.

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cairo dock 3.0

What's New in Cairo Dock 3.0.1?
  • Dock’s menu: fixed 2 annoying bugs with the menus: don’t hide if the dock is raised and don’t try to check if the mouse has left the dock if the menu is raised
  • Dialogues: fixed a bug where the dock could auto-hide when a modal dialogue was raised
  • Fixed a compilation error on Gentoo
  • Added a compilation option to not force the display of icons in menus
  • Dialogue: fixed a crash with gcc-4.7: the local variable (const gchar **) can be corrupted due to optimisations
  • Fixed a bug where the dock didn’t accept clicks when the mouse touches the screen edge (with auto-hide)
  • Fixed a bug where the hidden dock background colour was not updated properly
  • Class-Manager: fixed a bug with Windows applications whose name is in upper case (.EXE)
  • GUI: use cairo_dock_get_xwindow_class() to link a program with a launcher
  • French translations: fixed 2 small errors
  • Gnome-integration: fixed the time&date command
  • KDE integration: fixed the time&date command
  • Updated previews of dustbin and logout
  • Updated the version of applets that can be always visible (for the new parameters)
  • Clock: numeric view: increased the size of the rectangle if an outline is used
  • + modified the default colour
  • Clock: Added the possibility to have an outline
  • Use the core option to not force the display of icons in menus
  • Minor fixes in Sound Control’s .conf file
  • MusicPlayer: mpris2: metadata: trackid attribute should be of D-Bus type ‘o’
  • Switcher: fixed a possible crash (division by 0) if the X manager couldn’t get info from X + removed bMenuVisible
  • Clock: numeric mode: fixed a bug where the date was not displayed correctly (with OpenGL)
  • Clock: numeric mode: set a minimum size for the text: we keep the ratio until 12px
  • Logout: added a fallback method to get the users list if the accounts daemon service is not running
  • CMakeLists.txt: fixed a CMake warning (or error?)

To Install Cairo Dock 3.0 on Ubuntu/Linux Mint (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
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