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openSUSE Linux Unleashed by Michael McCallister

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Chapter 6. Launching Your Desktop

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When you normally log in to openSUSE, you use a graphical login screen. That screen, a display manager, is your first taste of the X Window System, more often called X11, or just plain X. X has a much longer history than Microsoft Windows, but it is similar in many ways. It has also gone through more than a few changes along the way. The most recent change is a revival of development from the X.org Foundation, the official owners of X. Earlier versions of SUSE Linux included ...

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