Avant Window Navigator is a dock-like window navigator sits at the bottom of the desktop,it can make your ubuntu much more friendly.

I will tell you how to install and set it in ubuntu 8.10 easily

First open Synaptic Package Manager by going to System–>Administration–>Synaptic Package Manager

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type “avant-window-navigator” in the quick search field, scroll to find it and right click to mark,then click Apply to install.

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do same to the “awn-applets-python-extras“,”awn-applets-c-extras

close the window after all packages installed.

Now start it by going to Application–>Accessories–>Avant Window Navigator

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at the bottom of the screen you will see

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click “Awn Manager”,and set in General as you prefer

For 3D view,go to General –>Bar Appearance and set like this:

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And add launchers:

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Change the theme by clicking Themes –>Add(if you have download themes by searching “themes for AWN”),then click Apply

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