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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 1.10.0.0, released on March 26, 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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Cairo-Dock Comments

Comment by ilmarvor
about Cairo-Dock · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

This is really cool application. On my mind it is much better than other analogs for Linux, for example Docky.

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