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Cairo Dock / GLX Dock 2.2 screenshot

Cairo Dock - also known as GLX Dock - version 2.2 has finally been released! We already posted about most of the new stuff in GLX Dock 2.2 when we wrote about the beta version, but here's a small recap:
  • panel mode
  • 2 new autohide modes (hide whenever the dock overlaps the active window" and "hide whenever the dock overlaps any window")
  • icons can be displayed when the dock is hidden
  • integration of the Me Menu and Messaging Menu applets
  • run multiple instances of Glx Dock
  • better support for old graphic cards
  • new default theme to match the Ubuntu Ambiance / Radiance themes and new wallpaper
  • other small enhancements: all the themes have been polished, you can now manage tasks in the Clock's calendar, use tiny URLs in the Drop-and-Share applet, the Dustbin applet handles all the drives and many more.

Here is another screenshot, provided by Fabounet in which you can see the panel mode / multiple GLX Dock instances, the MeMenu and Messaging Menu:

GLX dock 2.2 screenshot




And of course, a video with Cairo Dock 2.2 in action (Cairo Dock in the video is the beta version but there haven't been many changes since then):



(make sure you watch it in HD - it plays in HTML5 if you've enabled it on YouTube!)


Install Glx Dock (Cairo Dock) 2.2 in Ubuntu


To install Glx Dock in Ubuntu, open a terminal and paste the following commands:
sudo -v
echo "deb http://repository.glx-dock.org/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) cairo-dock" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
wget -q http://repository.glx-dock.org/cairo-dock.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins

Glx Dock will also be available in Ubuntu 10.10 official repositories soon (currently it's RC1).



Thanks to Fabounet for the second screenshot!
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