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what is x window?

asked 2014-08-27 01:06:52 -0600

Geetha gravatar image

updated 2014-09-30 06:37:14 -0600

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what is the difference between x window and gnome?

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You can read about x window system here

minda gravatar imageminda ( 2014-08-27 11:08:18 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-08-27 01:34:54 -0600

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X Windows system is used to provide basic framework for window objects to be drawn and moved on the screen. GNOME is a Desktop Enviroment that runs on top of X Windows system. There are many other desktop environments like KDE, MATE, Cinnamon that uses X windows to show you GUI.

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can you say about wayland?

Geetha gravatar imageGeetha ( 2014-08-27 01:45:30 -0600 )edit

Yes. Of course. Why not?

sideburns gravatar imagesideburns ( 2014-08-27 01:49:55 -0600 )edit

Wayland is a protocal for standalone display and is a replacement for X windows system. GNOME/KDE are ported to be run on wayland.

pnemade gravatar imagepnemade ( 2014-08-27 02:09:59 -0600 )edit

Is it available in fedora 20?

Geetha gravatar imageGeetha ( 2014-08-27 02:24:05 -0600 )edit

Its not fully available in Fedora 20

pnemade gravatar imagepnemade ( 2014-08-27 03:18:32 -0600 )edit

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