"If you're an experienced Linux user, QNX will delight you.
Although it's not related to Linux, QNX RTP uses a Linux-compatible
command-driven "shell" for many operations, and its file hierarchy
(the organization and names of files and directories) is almost the
same. That should make QNX RTP seem familiar to old Linux
"But what makes QNX visibly different from Linux is its
beautifully designed graphical user interface. Linux computers use
a sophisticated but creaky and finicky graphical interface based on
the venerable X Window system. It's got pluses and minuses. But the
QNX graphical interface, called Photon, has pluses and more
"For one thing, QNX Photon is the coolest looking GUI (graphical
user interface) this side of Star Trek Voyager. It's simply
gorgeous, a model of how interfaces should look. (If the default
desktop background doesn't make you swoon, have someone call a
doctor. You're probably in a coma.) "
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