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What is GNOME, KDE, MATE, Unity etc? – Window Managers and Desktop Environments

Desktop Environments. Window Managers. GNOME. MATE. KDE, Unity, XFCE. TWM, i3, AwesomeWM… You’ve probably seen these words thrown about across this, and many other Linux websites that have something to do with Linux desktops. All of these items are Window Managers and some are Desktop Environments. What’s a Window Manager? Put simply, a Window Manager is the system that gives the graphical desktop its look and feel as well as sometimes providing┬áthe framework for all…