Solved

X Server, X Windows

Posted on 2011-03-12
2
358 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
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.
0
Comment
Question by:zhshqzyc
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
2 Comments
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
bz43 earned 50 total points
ID: 35117259
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.
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:bz43
ID: 35122009
Just some more definitions.  You might have to click "skip the advertisement" to view the article.
X server
X Window System
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Have you ever been frustrated by having to click seven times in order to retrieve a small bit of information from the web, always the same seven clicks, scrolling down and down until you reach your target? When you know the benefits of the command l…
The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how we can upgrade Python from version 2.7.6 to Python 2.7.10 on the Linux Mint operating system. I am using an Oracle Virtual Box where I have installed Linux Mint operating system version 17.2. Once yo…
This video Micro Tutorial shows how to password-protect PDF files with free software. Many software products can do this, such as Adobe Acrobat (but not Adobe Reader), Nuance PaperPort, and Nuance Power PDF, but they are not free products. This vide…
This is my first video review of Microsoft Bookings, I will be doing a part two with a bit more information, but wanted to get this out to you folks.

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question