AWN requires some type of compositing, like compiz, or something similar. In order to run those, you do have to have the drivers for your video card installed correctly, if compiz, or any other compositing does not work on your system, AWN wont run. As for starting AWN, it is the applications area of your menu, and can be atarted from there, or you can ad it to the autostart section of your sessions, just open up preferences>session and ad it , name it what ecer you want, and then for the command enter
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. As for the extras, they can be installed in a number of ways, you can compile them, or you just install awn with all the extras by following the method in this tutorial on Ubuntu Forums http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=762363
this is how i installed it on my system, and it works flawlessly.