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AWN Ekes Out a Win in the Battle of the Dock Apps

Aug 13, 2010, 07:36 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack M. Germain)

"My newfound favorite computing app is the desktop dock. Over the last few weeks, I freed myself of dependence on the desktop icon to find and launch the programs I use every day. My search for the ideal docking app came to a halt with Avant Window Navigator, also known as "AWN."

"I was ready to settle down with GNOME Do and its handy Docky option (see my review here). But I decided to check out AWN and SimDock first.

"The additional effort was time well spent. SimDock was a big disappointment. AWN is very similar to GNOME Do. But its few more bells and whistles pushed me into choosing it over GNOME Do."

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