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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Using twm

twm is by far the most common and easiest-to–use window manager. It's not the most feature-rich window manager, but because it's commonly used by default, it has become the unofficial standard. When used properly, twm can provide you with an extensive experience beyond what you are accustomed to. There are many things you can do with this window manager, such as creating buttons to be used in windows, adding pop-up menus, and so on. To start twm, you only need to type the following at the shell prompt:

						>twm
					

The window manager will then open if one is not already opened and conflicting with it. If you already have a window manager open, you may be denied from opening two of them at the same time.

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