Cairo Dock 2.4.0 Released

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

Njoy !

About Cell aka Abhishek

A Technology Fanatic, Open-source lover, a future Entrepreneur, & an Innovative thinker, is presently working as a R&D Engineer in the Wind Turbine Industry.