AWN – Just another launchbar for linux desktop

Avant Windows Manager is a dock-like navigation bar for the linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. It can be used to keep track of open windows and behaves like a normal window list. AWN is some eye candy.

Install in ubuntu9.10 Karmic koala

Open terminal and add the repository using  this command : (Newbis just copy/past the command on the terminal)

Ubuntu9.10 Karmic koala :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:awn-testing/ppa

To install type the command :

sudo apt-get install avant-window-navigator

You can install extra appled for AWN

sudo apt-get install awn-applets-c-core-trunk awn-applets-c-core-trunk awn-applets-c-extras-trunk awn-applets-python-core-trunk awn-applets-python-extras-trunk


For other linux distributions (Fedora, Gentoo,Opensuse …) please see here.

For other linux distributions please see here

3 Comments on this Post

  1. I like the idea of a dock, but I prefer to use wBar. It is configured by a text file, but it is way fast. Less features than launchy or awm or cairo, but it just does what is has to do: launch apps…

  2. Hi Elst
    I agree with you about Wbar,but the problem of wbar is that the last release date of 2007, you can check here :

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