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Hi, I am reading the book "Fedora Linux" published by O'Rrilly. The book mentions the terms "X Server" and "X Windows" etc.
My question: Are they same?
Should I don't need to care them since they hidden beneath the scene?  

Thank you.
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Hi,

The X Window system includes the X Server.  Here is detailed information:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Window_System

Please note that a new display server will possibly be replacing  the X Window Server: named Wayland.
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Just some more definitions.  You might have to click "skip the advertisement" to view the article.
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