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Oct 19, 2011, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"But how do you use them all together? This tutorial will look at one way that you can combine all of these programs together to give you a fully functional desktop. You'll essentially end up with a console desktop where you can check email, surf the web, chat with people, catch up on the news, and more. We'll use tmux to organise your desktop and make the most of your screen real estate.

"Email will handled by Mutt; web browsing by ELinks. The great thing is that there are multiple options for many of the tasks you may wish to do. So these should only be taken as examples. You can replace any of these utilities with your favourite versions. You should end up with a desktop that you'd be proud to use in 1985. Note: For easier screen grabbing we took the grabs for this article in X11, running these apps from an xterm window."

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