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A Practical Guide to Fedora™ and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® by Mark G. Sobell

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8. Linux GUIs: X and GNOME

Objectives

After reading this chapter you should be able to:

• Describe the history of the X Window System

• Start X from a character-based display

• Use X remotely across a network

• Customize the mouse buttons in the X Window System using the command line

• Explain the similarities, differences, and history of GNOME and KDE desktops

• Use the Nautilus File Browser

• Start a terminal ...

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