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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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KDE

In our final section of this lesson, we will cover KDE, which stands for the K Desktop Environment. There are many other environments you can use, with one of the most popular being GNOME. Another popular environment is the Novell Linux Desktop (NLD), which is similar to GNOME and KDE. You can see this environment by going to Novell's website at http://www.novell.com/products/desktop/.

Although many more environments are under development, KDE is still the most common, and because there is a lot of documentation on it, it is easier to learn. (Remember, documentation and research are important to learning Unix.) The growth of use in KDE is similar to that with window managers; thus, although there are many environments, use the one that best ...

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