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The X User Environment

2.1 The Configured X Session

We set up an X environment for a new employee, Joan, whose job involves internal project management. Joan is new to both UNIX and X. We've set up her environment so that when she logs in via the X Display Manager, xdm, she gets an environment resembling that in Figure 2-1.*

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Figure 2-1. A configured X session

  • Joan gets two terminal emulator windows. The top one is labeled “Top” and the bottom one is labeled “Bottom.”
  • Joan has a clock in the ...

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