This is the Core part of Cairo-Dock project.
It provides the strict minimum to run Cairo-Dock.
You need the plug-ins package to have views, dialogs, applets, animations, effects, etc.
For more informations about it, please see this page https:/
Cairo-Dock is a light and eye-candy dock to launch your programs easily. It uses Cairo / OpenGL to render nice graphics (many in correlation with Compiz) with hardware acceleration. It's fully configurable and customizable and can be a taskbar too. You can easily plug applets into it or in a desklet mode.
Some screenshots are available : http://
The Core provides a powerful framework for Plug-ins; they add many views, applets, animations, effects, etc. See https:/
This is part of the Cairo-Dock project (https:/
All bugs Latest bugs reported
Bug #1431554: No zoom feature: add warning (in settings?)
Reported on 2015-03-12
Bug #1430289: theme problem, check my screenshot
Reported on 2015-03-10
Bug #1421944: Using panel view with offset from screen edge makes the dock leave the other screen edge
Reported on 2015-02-14
Bug #1407880: Ugly, non-removable shadow around menus and dialog boxe
Reported on 2015-01-06
Bug #1404485: Dock hides unneccessarily on 2-monitor system
Reported on 2014-12-20
All packages Packages in Distributions
cairo-dock source package in Wheezy
Version 3.0.0-2+deb7u1 uploaded on 2013-01-16
cairo-dock source package in Vivid
Version 3.4.1-0ubuntu1 uploaded on 2015-02-19
cairo-dock source package in Utopic
Version 3.4.0-0ubuntu1 uploaded on 2014-10-15
cairo-dock source package in Trusty
Version 3.3.99.beta1.2.really.3.3.2-0ubuntu2.1 uploaded on 2014-06-11
cairo-dock source package in Squeeze
Version 188.8.131.52-4 uploaded on 2010-10-09
All questions Latest questions
start ubuntu 14 as cairo-dock(gnome)
Posted on 2014-10-22
How do I add Cairo-Dock to Ubuntu 14.04 ?
Posted on 2014-10-06
After the last upgrade of Ubuntu 14.04 Cairo-Dock won't start (sig 11)
Posted on 2014-08-23
Unity bar intruding
Posted on 2014-08-19
Ubuntu 14.04 cannot add workspaces; no Unity bar
Posted on 2014-08-17