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

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – 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. 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. (General)