Internet Resources for Chapter 5

GUIs: Graphical User Interfaces

X Window

History of X (1996) foundation (manages X Window development)

History of Project Athena (MIT)

History of XFree86

List of old window managers

Date of Sun/AT&T agreement (October 1988)

Date of formation of OSF (May 1988)

Date of formation of UI (Dec 1989)

History of KDE

Matthias Ettrich's original KDE Usenet posting

Photo: Matthias Ettrich

Gnome/KDE licensing issue

About Gnome (early 1999)

IBM Desktop Environments

Total cost of ownership

CDE info

Sun and Gnome

HP and Gnome

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