An official beta release of the 2.2 version of Cairo-Dock/GLX-Dock is available.
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"An official beta release of the 2.2 version of
GLX-Dock is available.
"The main goal of this version is to approach the usability of
the -panel. To reach it, we aimed at making an "Unity" theme, based
on the recent interesting remarks of Canonical.
"4 points were targeted :
"Be unobstrusive : GLX-Dock now has 2 new visibility modes:
"hide whenever the dock overlaps the active window" and "hide
whenever the dock overlaps any window".
"The dock will hide itself anytime it could get in your way, and
will be visible otherwise.
"You can choose between several smooth hiding animations:
fade-out, semi-transparent, move-down, etc.
"To make things better, icons that should draw your attention
(like a message in the Pidgin applet or an alarm in the Clock
applet) are visible (and animated) even when the dock is