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A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux: Fedora Core and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Second Edition by Mark G. Sobell

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Chapter 8. Linux GUIs: X, GNOME, and KDE

This chapter covers the Linux graphical user interface; it continues where Chapter 4 left off, going into more detail about the X Window System, the basis for the Linux GUI. It gives a brief history of GNOME and KDE and discusses some of the problems and benefits of having two major Linux desktops. The section on GNOME covers the Nautilus file manager, including its new spatial interface, and several important GNOME utilities. The final section covers KDE, presenting information about ...

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