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

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Chapter 7. GNOME Desktop Manager

IN THIS CHAPTER

Choosing Your Window Manager

Getting Started

Nautilus: File Manager

GNOME Utilities

Customizing GNOME

The Sawfish Window Manager

GNOME (www.gnome.org), a product of the GNU project (page 6), is the user-friendly default desktop manager under Red Hat Linux. The first part of this chapter explains how to use GNOME as it comes to you, covering the desktop, menus, the Nautilus File Manager, and GNOME utilities. Beginning with the section “Customizing GNOME,” the chapter presents information on how to personalize GNOME to meet your needs better: using Start-Here/Preferences (Control Center), panels, and menus. The final major section, “The Sawfish Window Manager” (page 254), describes the features of and ...

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