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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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X Window System Functionality

The X Window System, when deployed, functions as a server. Just so you know what that is, a server application (which differs from what you may be currently using as a “client”) runs and provides resources for other programs and system functions.

In a Class by Itself The X Window System is an application that will provide a set of interface display functions. Other environments such as Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh do not.

When a client wants to make use of the X Window System display and change settings, the client will make a request to the server to make such changes.

Client/Server—Same Computer With the ...

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