Comment 0 for bug 614624

Fabounet (fabounet03) wrote :

Binary package hint: cairo-dock

Binary package hint: cairo-dock

A new version of Cairo-Dock is available (2.2.0).
It's a major version, and it brings several improvements, a new API, new plug-ins, and fixes a several bugs.

Here is a list of the news :

Core:
 * Migrated from Autotools to CMake
 * Use libcurl for file downloads
 * OpenGL backend: migrated from Pbuffer to FBO.
 * Removed files management from the core
 * VFS backend: new methods added
 * OpenGL backend: added a cairo-like API for paths
 * Applet API: unified methods to handle icons in sub-docks and desklets
 * Core API : separated the code into several managers (high-level) and factories/utilities (lowlevel)
 * Added 2 new visibility modes
 * Added hiding animations
 * Added ability to have several docks with independant configurations
 * Icons that demand attention are visible even when the dock is hidden
 * Icons are now loaded progressively for a faster startup
 * Desklets: added ability to click behind desklets
 * Labels: homogeneous spacing and better rendering in OpenGL
 * Better guessing of launcher's class
 * Config panel :
  * Improved the simple config panel, new categories of applets in the advanced panel
  * Added buttons to enable some features of Gnome/Compiz/etc.
  * Added internet connection options
 * Added a config file for startup options
 * Added man pages
 * Removed unwanted verbosity
 * Updated translations

Plug-ins:
 * Me-Menu: new applet that adds the Me-Menu inside the dock
 * Messaging-Menu: new applet that adds the Messaging-Menu inside the dock
 * Folders: new applet that adds file-managing abilities to the dock.
 * Dock-rendering: added a new 'Panel' view
 * DBus: added new methods to the API added management of third-party applets through a repository
 * Clock: horizontal packaging of time date
 * Switcher: horizontal packaging of desktops
 * Dnd2Share: added tiny-url ability
 * Logout: added the ability to lock the screen
 * Dustbin: handle trashes in all the volumes
 * Shortcuts: display a message when unmounting and connecting disks, and fixed icons reordering
 * MusicPlayer: added support for Guayadeque
 * Switcher: added Exposé in the list of actions for middle-click
 * Dialog-rendering: improved the 'tooltip' view
 * Improved the integration with KDE and use gio for XFCE 4.6
 * Mail: bug-fix in messages count
 * Updated translations

The following bugs, referenced on LP, have been fixed in this version :
Core:
518453
521369
521762
526466
526664
535083

Plug-ins:
483963
485159
500677
500979
521531
519915
526138
531317
531319
537115
537943
538637

The branch lp:ubuntu/cairo-dock is ready to be uploaded.

REM : Please update cairo-dock AND cairo-dock-plug-ins