How To Install Cairo Dock 3.3.1 On Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, 10.04, Linux Mint 16, 15, 14, 13, Elementary OS 0.2 And Pear OS 8

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Cairo-Dock is a fast and light desktop interface that takes the shape of docks, docklets, panels, etc. The latest version available is Cairo-Dock 3.3.1. For a full list of features and enhancements brought by the latest Cairo-Dock version, see this link.

 how to install Cairo Dock 3.3.1 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

In this article I will show you how to install Cairo Dock 3.3.1 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

For Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander and Linux Mint 16 Petra, Cairo Dock 3.3.1 is available via the default repositories, so all you have to do is:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins

For Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 15, Linux Mint 14, Linux Mint 13, Elementary OS 0.2 and Pear OS 8, we have to add the cairo-dock ppa, update the local repository index and install the cairo-dock and cairo-dock-plug-ins packages. Like this:

<code$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cairo-dock-team/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins

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