Re: ??

On 2002.02.26 07:29 Hongl Lai wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-02-26 at 07:50, Kuldip Singh Sanghera wrote:
> > what is the difference between gnome & linux? 
> > 
> >  Kuldip
> >  Baroda. 
> > 
> ......
> I don't want to be rude, but did you just migrate from Windows?
> Linux is the operating system itself, the core.
> It handles everything that your computer do, such as writing to disk,
> managing memory, managing you hardware, etc.
> The kernel is not visible to the user, except when booting.
> GNOME is a piece of software on top of Linux. It's a desktop
> environment, all the windows, buttons, and menus you see.
> GNOME is not part of the operating system, it is an add-on.
> Linux is also able to function without GNOME.
Windows is also able to function without the GUI - then it's called DOS.

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