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

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 file