Install cairo-dock by entering the following commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt install cairo-dock
Metapackage for cairo-dock
Cairo-dock has a family-likeness with OS X dock, but with more options. It uses cairo to render nice graphics, and Glitz to use hardware acceleration. It's fully configurable and can be a taskbar too. You can easily plug applets into it. . This is metapackage that provides the components necessary for running Cairo-dock. This installs a cairo-dock-core application and cairo-dock-plugins package easily. . And Cairo-dock installs cairo-dock-core and plugins and makes sense as Cairo-dock.