GUIs & Configuration

Linux    |    Intermediate
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Most users, including Linux users, expect a graphical user interface (GUI) to work with. Discover how to configure GUI interfaces using X server, set up a display manager, and configure accessibility options.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • describe how to determine if a video card and monitor are supported by an X server
    describe the purpose of the X Font server
    perform DISPLAY redirection and use X tools to display information about windows
    identify and distinguish the sections of the X configuration file
    describe how to configure the Light Display Manager (LightDM)
    perform the actions required to turn the display manager on or off
  • configure the greeting properties for the display manager
    identify the differences between the X, KDE, and Gnome Display Managers (GDM)
    configure the keyboard accessibility settings
    configure and understand the usage for the different visual settings and themes used for accessibility
    describe the basic features and tools used for assistive technologies (ATs)

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Verifying Hardware for X Server
    5m 22s
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    2. 
    Introduction to the X Font Server
    1m 48s
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    3. 
    Using DISPLAY to Redirect Windows
    5m 16s
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    4. 
    Understanding the X Window Configuration File
    4m 44s
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    5. 
    Configuring LightDM
    2m 45s
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    6. 
    Turning the Display Manager on or Off
    3m 13s
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    7. 
    Changing the Display Manager Greeting
    2m 10s
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    8. 
    Introduction to XDM, KDM and GDM
    3m 10s
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    9. 
    Configuring Keyboard Accessibility Settings
    2m 39s
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    10. 
    Configuring and Using Visual Settings and Themes
    1m 50s
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    11. 
    Configuring Basic Assistive Technologies
    2m 36s

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