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XWN740 Topic Outline (Course Notes)

Week #1
(Sept 2, 2008)
General Course Information: Slides: Course Introduction
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Slides: History / Def'n of X-Windows
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Labs:
  • [ NONE ]
Resources:

Week #2
(Sept 8, 2008)
Slides: Hardware - Graphics Card / Monitor / Keyboard / Mouse
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Slides: Starting the X Windows Server
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Lab #1:
Intro to X Resources:

Week #3
(Sept 15, 2008)
Slides: Running X Clients (Apps)
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Slides: Using the X Server
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Lab #2:
Starting X Windows Server Resources:
Week #4
(Sept 22, 2008)
Slides: Session / Window Managers & Desktop Environments
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Lab #3:
Running Clients / Using X Resources:
Week #5
(Sept 29, 2008)
Slides: Basic X Windows Configuration
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Slides: Miscellaneous X Utilities
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Lab #4:
Session / Window Managers Resources:
Week #6
(Oct 7, 2008)
Slides: Fonts - Introduction
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Lab #5:
X Windows - Basic Configuration Resources:
Week #7
Fonts - Introduction / cont...

Work on Assignment
No Labs

Resources
  • None
Week #8
(Oct 27, 2008)
Slides: Fonts - The New Way
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XWN740 Midterm
(No Lab)

Resources:
  • None
Week #9
(Nov 3, 2008)
Slides: Building a Kiosk
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Lab #6:
Fonts / Misc Utilities Resources:
Week #10
(Nov 10, 2008)
Slides: Remote Access
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Lab #7:
Work on Arcade Project
  • [ No official lab, just work on Arcade Project... ]
Resources:
Week #11
(Nov 17, 2008)
Slides: Using VNC
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Lab #8:
Remote Access Resources:
Week #12
(Nov 24, 2008)
Course Review Lab #9:
VNC Resources:
  • [ None ]

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