X : A Guide for Users

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For all end-users working in the X environment (engineers, programmers, scientists, and writers) and system administrators.

Designed for users of the X Window System-both novice and expert alike-this volume provides a balance of detailed tutorial material that explains the X Window System from a user's perspective and helpful hints for customizing their X environments to maximize user productivity.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 175.3 x 228.6 x 15.2mm | 340.2g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Facsimile
  • Facsimile
  • 0131237950
  • 9780131237957

Table of contents

1. Introduction.

2. Getting Started with X.

3. Window Manager Fundamentals.

4. Using Common X Clients.

5. Configuring X Clients with X Resources.

6. Managing X Resource Specifications.

7. Working with X Toolkit-based Applications.

8. Fonts.

9. Colors.

10. Graphics.

11. X Server-related Customizations.

12. Window Managers.

13. X from X Terminals.

Appendix A: X-related Issues.

Appendix B: Properties.

Appendix C: Resource Repositories.

Appendix D: Event and Translation Information.

Appendix E: Keysyms.

Appendix F: OSF/Motif Virtual Keys.


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