Acronym for GNU Network Object Model Environment
. (Pronounced guh-nome.) GNOME is part of the GNU
project and part of the free software, or open source
, movement. GNOME is a Windows-like desktop system that works on UNIX
and UNIX-like systems and is not dependent on any one window manager. The current version runs on Linux
, IRIX and Solaris
. The main objective of GNOME is to provide a user-friendly suite of applications and an easy-to-use desktop.
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