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Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, A by Mark G. Sobell

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Chapter 8. Linux GUIs: X, GNOME, and KDE

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This chapter covers the Linux graphical user interface (GUI). It continues where Chapter 4 left off, going into more detail about the X Window System, the basis for the Linux GUI. It presents a brief history of GNOME and KDE and discusses some of the problems and benefits of having two major Linux desktop environments. The section on GNOME covers the Nautilus file manager, including its spatial interface, and several important ...

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