Installing Plank Dock on Debian Jessie

Plank is the dock which features in the very nicely presented Ubuntu distro Elementary linux. I recently switched from Docky as I like Planks simplicity. This is what was required.

Get the latest tar.xz from https://launchpad.net/plank

Install dependencies

Then compile and install

Lastly run (to update shared libraries)

Lastly if you’re running openbox like I am (a la Crunchbang) add the following to your autostart.sh file