On Mon, 12 Mar 2007 13:28:15 +0100 (CET) Wojciech Puchar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > It is for someone who wants to work in that environment. > > > > exactly, but it would be handy to define what "desktop" is. > > could someone provide me a definition? > > is X server alone a desktop? i think no. > is KDE a desktop? i think yes from what i heard. > > is XFCE a desktop? i think too. > > so is my X server+fvwm2 having no visible icons, windows, frames etc. > (but having a menu under keypress) a desktop or not? > > if yes - then we can define desktop as any software able to run > graphics mode programs on graphics capable machine. like bash or csh > for text mode. > > if no - what part of say KDE make it a desktop? > > > > i'm not trying to start any war, just want to hear a definition of so > commonly used term today. > Wojtek Before you ask so many questions, why don't you invest a little time in RTFM, or perhaps STFW. Check out this URL for starters: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11.html -- Gerard Fortune's current rates: Answers .10 Long answers .25 Answers requiring thought .50 Correct answers $1.00 Dumb looks are still free.
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