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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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Advanced Exercises

14.Try the experiment described in “Window Manager without a Desktop Manager” on page 181. What is missing from the screen? Based only on what you see, describe what a window manager provides. How does a desktop manager make it easier to work with a GUI?
15.Add the following customization: When you position the mouse pointer anywhere on the border of a window and press the middle mouse button, that window drops below any of the windows that overlap it.
16.How can you run pico (page 49) on a remote display or workstation?
17.Write an xeyes command to display a window that is 600 pixels wide and 400 pixels tall, is located 200 pixels from the right edge of the screen and 300 pixels from the top of the screen, and contains orange ...

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