For a long while there I didn’t want to check out the Avant Window Navigator (AWN) because I was shunning Compiz. But now that I’m back on the Compiz (and since Metacity should have compositing “soon” anyway) I decided to give a shot when it was featured in Linux Format Magazine Issue 112. I found the AWN packages in Fedora although for AWN only AWN-extras comes up. You need to search avant-window-manager to get the main package. It doesn’t matter since AWN-extras brings in AWN in the dependencies.
The article reccomended switching to the Glossy Gnome theme, but I’m pretty happy with Nodoka. So here’s what it looks like with AWN in my fourth desktop:
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