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Richard PetersenBeginning Fedora Desktophttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3882-0_8

8. The GNOME Desktop

Richard Petersen1 
Alameda, California, USA

The GNU Network Object Model Environment, also known as GNOME, is a powerful and easy-to-use environment consisting primarily of a panel, a desktop, and a set of desktop tools with which program interfaces can be constructed. GNOME is designed to provide a flexible platform for the development of powerful applications. Currently, GNOME is supported by several distributions and is the primary interface for Fedora Linux. GNOME is free and released under the GNU Public License. GTK+ is the widget set used for GNOME applications. The GTK+ widget set is entirely free under the ...

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