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LinuxGazette.net: Using a Non-Default GUI (in RHEL and Kin)

Nov 08, 2004, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Bilbrey)

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"GUI is an acronym for Graphical User Interface. You can choose your GUI in Linux. The working title for this topic was Non-Standard GUI Desktops, but two things are true: First, choice is sometimes good. Second, in many people's minds, 'Non-Standard' often implies sub-standard. Nothing can be further from the truth.

"In most other popular operating systems, the GUI is both mandatory and relatively fixed. In Microsoft Windows, you have... well, Windows. You can apply themes and styles, and make a few changes to appearances, but the system is designed to run only in the provided graphical interface..."

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