Adding Avant Window Navigator to your Ubuntu install

Avant Window Navigator, or AWN is a neat little dock that sits at the base of your monitor and looks exceedingly nice. It’s a great addition to your compiz-fusion install (in fact, you need compiz or something like it running for AWN to work).

Getting it isn’t all that hard either - especially with this step by step guide that will show you how.

Once you’ve got your desktop effects up and running, it’s time to improve things with AWN. Let’s open a terminal session (Applications-> Accessories-> Terminal) and do a little light hacking. We’re going to update your sources.list file so you can download the necessary bits for AWN. In your terminal type the following to back up your sources.list file and then edit it: