When you install GNOME on PC-BSD®, it installs both GNOME2 and GNOME3. GNOME2 will appear in the login menu as "GNOME Classic" and GNOME3 will be listed in the login menu as "GNOME".
is a popular desktop environment that provides many built-in utilities. Figure 6.5a shows a screenshot of GNOME3 on a PC-BSD® 10.0.2 system. To access the icons shown in this screen, click “Activities” then the 9-dot icon at the bottom of the left-hand panel. Alternately, if you know the name of an application to open, click "Activities" and type the application's name into the search bar.
If you are new to GNOME3, take some time to discover which applications best suit your needs. Some of the applications which are provided by GNOME3 include:
- : Eye of GNOME image viewer.
- : web browser.
- : CD/DVD burning software.
- : movie player.
- : email client with address book and calendar.
- : Nautilus file manager.
Figure 6.5b shows a screenshot of GNOME2 on a PC-BSD® 10.0.2 system with the "Applications" menu open.
Each category in the "Applications" menu contains many applications and the "Settings" and "System" categories contain many utilities for configuring your system. If you are new to GNOME2, take some time to discover which applications best suit your needs. Some of the applications which are provided by GNOME include:
- Graphics → Image Viewer. : image viewer found in
- Internet → Web. : web browser found in
- Multimedia → Brasero. : CD/DVD burning software found in
- Office → Evolution. : email client with address book and calendar. Found in
- Utilities → Files. : file manager found in
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