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Linux 101 Essentials

Let me try these definitions on y'all:

X, X11, X windows establishes a graphical interface between the user and
Linux. Was written at MIT as part of project Athena. X deals with
definition of mouse type and screen resolution(s) during setup and

Gnome, KDE, FailSafe, and AnotherLevel are graphical environments that
use X to 'draw' their icons on the desktops.

Are my assumptions correct?


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