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CompTIA Linux+ Certification Study Guide (2009 Exam) by Graham Speake, Terrence V. Lillard, Chris Happel, Brian Barber

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CHAPTER 8 Installing, Configuring as a Workstation

Exam objectives in this chapter

  • Printing

  • X11

Unique Terms and Definitions

Common UNIX printing system (CUPS) The standards-based, open source printing system developed by Apple Inc. for Mac OS X and other UNIX-like operating systems.

X Window System (or simply, X) An open source suite of software (including a network protocol) implements the X display protocol, provides windowing and manages keyboard and mouse functions to provide a graphical user interface (GUI) for networked computers.

Introduction

Users of any system, be that Linux, Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac, or any other system, will want to undertake a number of basic tasks: interaction with applications on ...

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