Plank is a very simple and light weight dock bar to launch applications, but also very aesthetic. Its simplicity makes it very stable software. This project is the basis of the project Docky , a dock with more functionality. Plank dock is the default ElementaryOS, one based on Ubuntu (12.04) distribution.
Plank / Docky does come in different unique themes
Install Plank 0.8.0 on Ubuntu OS
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/docky sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install plank
sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:ricotz/docky sudo apt-get remove plankcomments powered by Disqus