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Ubuntu 7.10 Linux Unleashed, Third Edition by Andrew Hudson, Paul Hudson

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Chapter 3. Working with Gnome

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Imagine a world of black screens with white text, or for those of you who remember, green screens with green text. That used to be the primary interface for users to access computers with. Thankfully computing has moved on significantly and has adopted the graphical user interface or GUI as standard on most desktop and workstation platforms.

Ubuntu is no different and its primary window manager is called Gnome (the Gnu Network Object Model Environment). Based upon the ethos of simplicity by design, Gnome offers a rich and full interface that you ...

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