Chapter 1. Configuring a Desktop Environment


I start the list of annoyances at the desktop, as that's where most new users learn to work with Linux. While most geeks believe in the command-line interface, new users demand an intuitive GUI configured with the applications they need. To add to configuration demands, many organizations demand a standard desktop environment, with a common set of applications, icons, login managers, and so on. Cleaning up every last detail can be annoying for the geek.

In this chapter, I illustrate some of the annoyances related to configuring the desktop environment.



Linux Annoyances for Geeks
Linux Annoyances for Geeks: Getting the Most Flexible System in the World Just the Way You Want It
ISBN: 0596008015
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 144
Authors: Michael Jang

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