"In this first of a two-part series, William Wong takes a
look at some of the more common alternative desktops, including
CDE, FVWM, AfterStep, WindowMaker, and XFce."
"If you've installed Linux lately, you've probably encountered
one of three interfaces: command line, KDE, or GNOME. (Hint: Two
"Bash and suites servers deliver the typical command-line
interface just fine, but on the desktop it's as much in demand as a
14-inch monochrome monitor. Luckily, graphical desktops are here to
stay, and you don't have to live with just the two popular choices.
In fact, dozens of desktop interfaces run on X Window, the de facto
graphical underpinning of Linux."
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