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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 175.3 x 228.6 x 15.2mm | 340.2g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • 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. References. Index.show more