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Installing Plank Dock for Linux
Plank is meant to be the simplest dock which can be extended to create other dock programs with more advanced features. Installing Plank on Ubuntu from Repository

Installing Dependencies

# aptitude install automake gnome-common intltool \ 
pkg-config valac libbamf3-dev libdbusmenu-gtk3-dev \ 
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-dev libgee-dev libglib2.0-dev libgtk-3-dev \ 
libwnck-3-dev libx11-dev libgee-0.8-dev
Dependency Requirements Listed
automake
gnome-common
intltool (>= 0.35) 
libtool 
pkg-config 
valac (>= 0.14.1) 
libbamf3-dev (>= 0.2.94) 
libdbusmenu-gtk3-dev (>= 0.6.2) (optional) 
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-dev (>= 2.26.0) 
libgee-dev (>= 0.5.2) 
libglib2.0-dev (>= 2.32.0) 
libgtk-3-dev (>= 3.0.0) 
libwnck-3-dev 
libx11-dev
Install to Debian from Source
Using Debian 8:
# cat /etc/*release
Output
PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie)"
NAME="Debian GNU/Linux"
VERSION_ID="8"
VERSION="8 (jessie)"
ID=debian
HOME_URL="http://www.debian.org/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://www.debian.org/support/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.debian.org/"
Download and Install Plank
# wget https://launchpad.net/plank/1.0/0.11.1/+download/plank-0.11.1.tar.xz
# tar xvf plank-0.11.1.tar.xz
# cd plank-0.11.1
# ./configure  
# make;make install
Update shared libraries
# ldconfig
Now just type:
# cp plank /usr/local/bin
Launch Plank
# plank
Alternative Install to Debian - Recommended
Add below to /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian stretch main
SID Repository   

Add below to /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian sid main
Update Packages List   

After adding 1 of the above repositories we can now update the deb package list
# apt-get update
Install docky and Plank
# apt-get docky plank
Answer Yes to the screen prompt like below example to restart services.

Type plank to start Plank
# plank
Adding Required Ubuntu / Mint Repository
# add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/docky
Update Repository
# apt-get update
Installing docky
# apt-get install docky plank
Removing packages, run following
# apt-get remove --purge docky plank
Installing Plank with Ubuntu 15.10/16.04 Linux

Add ppa repository
# add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/stable
Install plank
# apt-get update
# apt-get install plank docky
# plank
Installing plank on Fedora 23
Make sure you have EPEL installed 

Installing plank with Fedora is quite simply, can be install with a single command. Update system.
# yum update -y
Install plank
# yum install plank docky
Configure plank
# plank --preferences
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