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cairo-dock - A dock to launch your programs easily.
Cairo-Dock is a pretty, light and convenient interface to your desktop, able to replace
advantageously your system panel!
It features multi-docks, taskbar, launchers and a lot of useful applets.
Applets can be detached from the dock to act as desktop widgets.
Numerous ready-to-use themes are downloadable in 1 click, and can be easily customized at
It can use hardware acceleration (OpenGL) to be very fast and low on CPU.
It's recommended to install the PLUG-INS package ( cairo-dock-plug-ins ) to have access to
more views, dialogues and many plug-ins and applets.
Some screenshots are available :
You can launch Cairo-Dock with several options :
(Note : you can use these options in one block. For example : cairo-dock -oia )
Force Cairo backend. Use this option if you have issue with the OpenGL mode.
Force OpenGL backend. Cairo-Dock with OpenGL/Hardware acceleration.
Use OpenGL backend with indirect rendering. There are very few case where this
option should be used.
Ask again on startup which backend to use.
-l, --log [option]
Log verbosity (options : debug, message, warning, critical, error - default is
For example : cairo-dock -l debug
Force to display some output messages with colors even if these messages are not
displayed into a tty.
Wait for N seconds before starting. This is useful if you notice some problems when
the dock starts with the session.
Force to keep the dock above other windows.
Don't make the dock appear on all desktops.
Force the dock to consider this environment (gnome, xfce, etc.) - it may crash the
dock if not set properly.
Force the dock to load the configuration in this directory (default is
Allow to edit the config before the dock is started and show the config panel on
Exclude a given plug-in from activating (it is still loaded though).
Don't load any plug-ins and show the theme manager on startup.
Work around some bugs in Metacity Window-Manager (invisible dialogs or sub-docks)
Ask the dock to load additional modules contained in this directory (though it is
unsafe for your dock to load unofficial modules).
For debugging purpose only. The crash manager will not be started to hunt down the
For debugging purpose only. Some hidden and still unstable options will be
Address of a server containing additional themes. This will overwrite the default
Lock the dock so that any modification is impossible for users.
Some other options with an output in the terminal :
Print version and quit.
Show the help and quit.
Cairo-Dock makes anything, including coffee !
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