The Solaris Graphical Desktop Environment
y reputation, the most skilled administrators of UNIX-based operating systems have always worked just from the command-line interface. That is no longer the case. With appropriate GUI tools, expert users can perform most standard administrative tasks. With appropriate GUI tools, regular users can operate the multimedia applications expected on today’s networks.
In this chapter, you’ll examine the Solaris 11 implementation of the GUI. Because it uses the GNOME desktop environment, it uses the same ...