The NU etwork bject odel nvironment is a popular free window manager (and much more -- as its name touts, it is more of a desktop environment) that runs under X-Windows. It is a part of the GNU project.
one of the two main windowing environments for Linux, KDE being the other
GNOME (GNU Network Object Model Environment, pronounced gah NOHM) is a graphical user interface (GUI) and set of computer desktop application for users of the Linux computer operating system.
GNOME is a common Windows-style environment that is incorporated into many mainstream Linux distributions.
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A graphical desktop environment for Linux.
abbreviation for "GNU Network Object Model Environment"] The GNOME project (pronounced with a hard "G") is a collaborative software project building a complete user-friendly graphic user interface (GUI) entirely with free software components. GNOME is a GUI for GNU/Linux/Unix systems. Find out more at the GNOME project page. GNU is the open source OS project that Linux is partially built from. GNU stands for the recursive "GNU is not Unix." The "G" is hard so that the term is not confused with "new."
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( GNU Network Object Model Enviroment). Desktop environment project for GNU.
The GNU Network Object Model Environment, which might be summarized as "All of the functionality of Microsoft Windows for Linux." It's actually more. There are many enhancements that make the tool easier to use and more flexible than the prototype from Redmond. See also KDE, another package that accomplishes much of the same. (www.gnome.org) 1459
The GNU Network Object Model Environment Project.
A project to build a complete, user-friendly desktop based entirely on free software. http://www.gnome.org
GNOME or the GNU Object Model Environment is best regarded as a desktop rather than as a window manager. GNOME will work with any window manager which is GNOME-compliant but the Enlightenment w.m. seems to be the default choice.
The GNOME project is an international effort to create an easy-to-use computing platform built entirely from free software. This goal includes creating tools which help developers write new stand-alone application software, selecting applications for inclusion in the official product, and working on what is known as the desktop environment â€” the programs which manage application launching, file handling, and window and task management.