Re: X-Windows Crashes on Newbie

From: J.O. Aho (
Date: 12/16/03

Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 00:57:59 +0100

mjt wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 17:06:51 -0600, "Ivan Marsh" <> wrote:
>>Like calling X X-Windows
> ....................^^^^^^^^^.... i always thought that was
> a copywrited, proprietary GUI system (?)

I guess you think about XiG.

> personally, i never refer to it as "X" or "X Windows", but
> just "xfree", since i know that's what we use :)

Yes, xfree is quite good to use fi you are using xfree, but not everyone uses
it on their linux, some has choosen to use XiG, which is a commercial version
of X Windows System.