Rilasciata Cairo Dock 3.0.1: come installare su Ubuntu 12.04 e 11.10

E’ stata rilasciata ufficialmente la versione 3.0.1 della Cairo Dock che porta con se’ una serie di novità interessanti, ma soprattutto miglioramenti e bug fix. Per chi non lo sapesse, possiamo definire questa dock come un “launcher alternativo” molto personalizzabile per i nostri computer Ubuntu.

Trovate di seguito il changelog e come installare il tutto su Ubuntu 12.04 e 11.10.

  • Core:
    • Dock’s menu: fixed 2 annoying bugs with the menus: don’t hide if the dock is raised and don’t try to check if the mouse has left the dock if the menu is raised
    • Dialogues: fixed a bug where the dock could auto-hide when a modal dialogue was raised
    • Fixed a compilation error on Gentoo
    • Added a compilation option to not force the display of icons in menus
    • Dialogue: fixed a crash with gcc-4.7: the local variable (const gchar **) can be corrupted due to optimisations
    • Fixed a bug where the dock didn’t accept clicks when the mouse touches the screen edge (with auto-hide)
    • Fixed a bug where the hidden dock background colour was not updated properly
    • Class-Manager: fixed a bug with Windows applications whose name is in upper case (.EXE)
    • GUI: use cairo_dock_get_xwindow_class() to link a program with a launcher
    • French translations: fixed 2 small errors
  • Plug-ins:
    • Gnome-integration: fixed the time&date command
    • KDE integration: fixed the time&date command
    • Updated previews of dustbin and logout
    • Updated the version of applets that can be always visible (for the new parameters)
    • Clock: numeric view: increased the size of the rectangle if an outline is used
    • + modified the default colour
    • Clock: Added the possibility to have an outline
    • Use the core option to not force the display of icons in menus
    • Minor fixes in Sound Control’s .conf file
    • MusicPlayer: mpris2: metadata: trackid attribute should be of D-Bus type ‘o’
    • Switcher: fixed a possible crash (division by 0) if the X manager couldn’t get info from X + removed bMenuVisible
    • Clock: numeric mode: fixed a bug where the date was not displayed correctly (with OpenGL)
    • Clock: numeric mode: set a minimum size for the text: we keep the ratio until 12px
    • Logout: added a fallback method to get the users list if the accounts daemon service is not running
    • CMakeLists.txt: fixed a CMake warning (or error?)

Per installare il tutto, basta aprire il terminale e digitare:

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

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