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Synonyms for GUI

a user interface based on graphics (icons and pictures and menus) instead of text

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Under Linux, the so-called window managers run on top of the X Windows system.
3Dlabs' multi-screen window manager allows flexible control over the placement of windows and dialog boxes on the multi-screen desktop.
The book includes: step-by-step instructions for making Linux installation simple and painless; how to take advantage of the desktop interface (including coverage of AIGL and XGL); how to use the Linux shell, file system, and text editor; key system administration skills including setting up users, automating system tasks, backing up and restoring files, and understanding the latest security issues and threats; using and customizing the desktop menus, icons, window manager, and xterm; and, how to create and publish formatted documents with Linux applications.
Combined with a new high-speed Window Manager, users can manipulate multiple X Windows applications running on remote Linux and UNIX servers as smoothly as if the applications were running locally on their Windows computers.
All this allows users of the new version of Actual Window Manager to stay with their usual system and get even more control over its functions to enhance its usability and productivity.
4 -- KDE developers have just improved a feature of their window manager that should excite anyone who likes scripting and likes to have full control over their windows.
Users can also choose their preferred desktop environment, GNOME or KDE, as well as ICE Window Manager.
MobileX is a window manager for iOS that replaces springboard with the added bonus of letting iPhone and iPad apps run on the Apple TV.
3 of Actual Window Manager offers tools to make mouse control easier in a multiple-display environment.
When Java applications are constructed with Eclipse's Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT) and deployed to different operating platforms, they adopt native window manager look and feel.