Plank 0.11.4 “Eddy” Released! How to Install it via PPA

Plank 0.11.4, another maintenance release of 0.11.x “Eddy”, was released a dozen hours ago. The 0.11.4 release of this simplest dock fixed underscores in some menu items not being shown, and plank adding an extra icon when trying to empty trash. See the changelog: Fix underscores not being shown in some menu items (LP: #1662968)… Continue reading Plank 0.11.4 “Eddy” Released! How to Install it via PPA

13 Plank Themes for Elementary OS Freya

Elementary OS Freya provides only 2 themes, the default transparent and Matte, for its Plank dock launcher by default. For those who want to try more themes, Ken Harkey has made 13 Plank themes into PPA available for Ubuntu 14.04 and Elementary OS Freya. Here are the screenshot for some of them. How to install… Continue reading 13 Plank Themes for Elementary OS Freya

Install Plank Dock 0.9 in Ubuntu from PPA

Plank, a lightweight dock launcher, has reached the 0.9.0 release recently with some new features, such as Window Dodge auto-hide and hide/un-hide time delay. Rico Tzschichholz announced the release on launchpad.net: “Kanker” is our new feature and bug-fix release on the way to 1.0. Most notable is that there are now some nice and smooth… Continue reading Install Plank Dock 0.9 in Ubuntu from PPA

Plank Dock 0.8.0 Released With New Features & Various Fixes

Plank, the simplest OS X-style dock launcher, has reached the 0.8.0 release recently with new feature and bug fixes. “May” is our new feature and bug-fix release on the way to 1.0. Yet again bunch of more or less subtile bug-fixes and design adjustments. The major feature addition is the integrated settings dialog which is… Continue reading Plank Dock 0.8.0 Released With New Features & Various Fixes

Install Mac OS X-Style Dock Launcher in Ubuntu 15.04/14.10

Want the Mac OS X-style Dock application launcher on Ubuntu desktop? Well, Plank is the open-source project to approach the job. Below is my Unity desktop with Plank dock (Unity Launcher is hidden). Plank is meant to be the simplest dock on the planet. The goal is to provide just what a dock needs and… Continue reading Install Mac OS X-Style Dock Launcher in Ubuntu 15.04/14.10