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Avant Window Navigator: OS X-like dock on Linux desktop

Aug 12, 2009, 20:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

"When you choose an icon for the application, the icon must be in a directory the user has permission to use. For example: Google Chrome installs into the /opt directory so any of the application icons are not usable by AWN. To get around that copy the icon you want to use to a directory your user has access too (for example ~/Pictures).

"After you fill out the information click the OK button and icon will appear on AWN.

"There are a lot of other possible configurations for the Avant Window Manager (all of which are within the AWN Manager). Play around with them to discover the perfect setup for your desktop. One particular configuration option you might want to take care of is in the General “tab”. If you want Avant to start up automatically check that box in the General tab and Avant will start when your desktop starts."

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