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 your convenience.
It can use hardware acceleration to be very fast and low on CPU.
Some screenshots are available : http://pics.glx-dock.org Development site: https://launchpad.net/cairo-dock
This metapackage provides the components necessary for running Cairo-Dock. It provides the Cairo-Dock core, a set of standard plugins and the files necessary to integrate Cairo-Dock with your desktop environment.