"Long time, no see! At the end of July last year, I wrote Helix
GNOME: Unix For Humans to help you get started with the Helix GNOME
desktop. Since then, the HelixCode company has changed its name to
Ximian and is now calling its product Ximian GNOME."
"In the last article, we looked at what the Ximian GNOME desktop
is and why you would want to use such a thing. But that article
only took you through the installation process. In this
article, we'll go through the different features of Ximian GNOME
and teach you how to customize the desktop to suit your specific
needs. We'll then review some of the applications that come with
Ximian GNOME. Getting to know Ximian GNOME."
"The last screenshot shown in the first article showed a
standard Ximian GNOME desktop with the hints window running. For
those of you coming from the Microsoft world, GNOME hints work just
like the hints that are shown the first time you install Windows.
And, just like Windows hints, the Ximian GNOME desktop will feed
you useful tips and hints about using GNOME until you explicitly
tell it to stop by unchecking the "display this dialog next time"
checkbox. For now, we'll just close the window."