Cairo-Dock is a unified dock-like interface for your desktop. Besides a cool dock, it provides a taskbar, and many applets that can be placed either inside the dock or on your desktop, at your convenience ! It is highly customizable and comes with a lot of ready-to-use themes.
This PPA will install cairo dock in your Ubuntu desktops (yes ! 11.10 also).
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cairo-dock-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install cairo-dock
- The Power-Manager applet has been rewritten to work on any platform.
- A new Help applet has been added to help our beloved users
- Several new DBus methods gives you the possibility to interact on the dock more easily.
- The dock can now be used in a Compiz-standalone environment.
- Let your dock dance due to the new Impulse applet!
- Integration in the XFCE desktop has been improved.
Here, take a look –