Cairo-Dock->Customizing Lucyd Lynx

Friends its been a long time since my  last blog about Lucyd Lynx,well i think a gap is needed for the ideas to “reincarnate”,well i had taken my own time,and i feel now  i had to get back to the field again with Linux,well for me these days there is no game without linux,here am presenting my experience with Cairo-Dock one of the smart and sexiest way to dress up Lucyd 😉 sounds naughty naaa..anyway what am speaking is the fact,and you itself can experience it.

Lucyd with Cairo

Cairo-Dock,its an animated app for the desktop,got certain eye catching views and effects,and it has got many advantages such as its compatibility with beryl,compiz-fusion,kwin etc and also now we can use Cairo- dock with OPENGL.In Cairo-Dock firstly we are installing the Dock and the installation of various plug-ins are done as another phase.

INSTALLATION OF CAIRO-DOCK.

1)from a  repository

2)from a .deb package

3)by compilation

Here am explaining the first two methods 🙂

INSTALLING FROM REPOSITORY

launch terminal and type the following commands:

      sudo -v

      echo "deb http://repository.glx-dock.org/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) cairo-dock ## Cairo-Dock-Stable" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
      wget -q http://repository.glx-dock.org/cairo-dock.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -
      sudo apt-get update
      sudo apt-get install cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins.
  

   

INSTALLING FROM .DEB PACKAGE

     sudo apt-get install libcairo2 librsvg2-2 libglitz1 libglitz-glx1

FIRSTLY INSTALL THE ABOVE PACKAGES.

AFTER THAT DOWNLOAD THE CAIRO-DOCK  DEBIAN PACKAGE FROM THE LINK

https://launchpad.net/~cairo-dock-team/+archive/ppa

From the above mentioned link debian package of cairo-dock can be downloaded and these packages can be installed with an app installer,or via from terminal by navigating to the corresponding directory where the package has been downloaded by “cd”.and after the issue the following commands to install.

      sudo dpkg -i cairo-dock*.deb
      sudo apt-get -f install

DEAR FRIENDS NOW ITS DONE NOW YOU CAN LAUNCH CAIRO DOCK FROM THE TERMINAL BY TYPING cairo-dock or NAVIGATING TO THE APPLICATIONS MENU ->ACCESSORIES->cairo-dock.

some screen shot here


Advertisements

6 thoughts on “Cairo-Dock->Customizing Lucyd Lynx

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s