Cairo-dock is a pretty, light and convenient interface to your desktop,
able to replace advantageously your system panel!
it features multi-docks, taskbar, launchers and a lot of useful applets. applets can be detached from the dock to act as desktop widgets. numerous ready-to-use themes are downloadable in 1 click, and can be easily
customized at your convenience.
it can use hardware acceleration to be very fast and low on cpu.
some screenshots are available : http://pics.glx-dock.org development site: https://launchpad.net/cairo-dock
this metapackage provides the components necessary for running cairo-dock. it provides the cairo-dock core, a set of standard plugins and the files necessary to integrate cairo-dock with your desktop environment.