Cairo-Dock 3.3.2

­The only OpenGL, free and Open Source dock for your Linux based operating system
Cairo-Dock (also known as GLX-Dock) is an open source and free dock like application for your Linux desktop environment and operating system.

Cairo-Dock comes with many applets, it uses Cairo / OpenGL to render nice graphics with hardware acceleration, it is highly customizable and it comes with a lot of ready-to-use themes.

Cairo-Dock implements the following standards and protocols: Desktop Entry Specification, Desktop Menu Specification, Startup Notification, Window manager specification (X11 EWMH and ICCCM), System tray protocol, Desktop base directory spec, Ubuntu's indicators, Ubuntu's Launcher API, Ubuntu's Global Menu, StatusNotifierIcon, MPRIS 1&2, and RSS protocol.

Cairo-Dock supports the following interfaces: Zeitgeist, logind/systemd, desktop notifications, DisplayManager, Accounts, ConsoleKit, UPower, Kernel stats from /proc, Compiz, KWin, GNOME-Shell, Cinnamon, and Screensaver.

last updated on:
October 31st, 2013, 10:39 GMT
developed by:
The Cairo-Dock Team
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ Tools


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What's New in This Release:
  • Core:
  • Class: implemented a workaround for Chromium and Google Chrome web apps (thanks to Jay Schmidek for his help!)
  • Docks: fixed 2 bugs when reloading a dock: when changing the visibility from 'keep hidden' to 'hide when overlapping a window' and when changing the offset from the screen edges
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