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  Desktop computer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A desktop computer is a personal computer made for use on a desk in an office or home and is distinguished from portable computers such as laptops or PDAs and specialized computers such as servers.
Desktops are currently the most affordable computers and ubiquitous in businesses, schools, and households; they are used for performing office tasks, organizing digital photos, video editing and Internet access.
Desktop computers come in a variety of case styles ranging from large vertical towers to small form factor models that can be tucked behind an LCD monitor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Desktop_computer   (949 words)

  
 Desktop publishers
Desktop publishers use a keyboard to enter and select formatting properties, such as the size and style of type, column width, and spacing, and store them in the computer, which then displays and arranges columns of type on a video display terminal or computer monitor.
Desktop publishers use scanners to capture photographs, images, or art as digital data that can be either incorporated directly into electronic page layouts or further manipulated with the use of computer software.
Employment of desktop publishers is expected to grow faster than average for all occupations through 2014, as more page layout and design work is performed in-house using computers and sophisticated publishing software.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos276.htm   (1925 words)

  
 DesktopLinux.com -- using Linux on enterprise and personal desktops
Linux desktops continue to weave their way into the top echelons of European government, according to reports on the web this week.
SqlDesktop v3.00 arranges desktops like an ordinary office: documents, spreadsheets, images, and other items are stored intuitively in folders residing in an SQL database,...
Logging your kids off your Linux desktop — You sit down at your desk for a relaxing session on your Linux computer, only to find that someone is already logged on.
www.desktoplinux.com   (1550 words)

  
 Desktop Enhancement Software - Free Software Downloads and Software Reviews - Download.com
CNET Desktops Reviews are the most comprehensive resource for unbiased personal technology advice.
Desktop enhancements are great for three reasons--they're useful, personal, and playful.
Whether you're searching for desktop enhancements programs, other types of software, or helpful information about using desktop enhancements software, CNET Download.com has tens of thousands of downloads for improving your digital life.
www.download.com /2001-2019-0.html   (871 words)

  
 Desktop
Desktop Messager is a utility allowing you to draw or write cursive texts on Windows' desktop, thus leaving a visual message on your monitor if you have to go away for a while.
Desktop Calendar A small calendar and event reminder that unobtrusively sits on your desktop and is ready to use any time.
Desktop Calendar - A simple calendar that sits on your desktop The desktop calendar is a great tool and its very very convenient.
www.mnsi.net /~jhlavac/freeware/desktop.htm   (9968 words)

  
 Cloudmark - Anti Spam and Spam Blocker Solutions
Cloudmark Desktop is the simplest, most effective email protection for Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express.
Cloudmark Desktop notifies you when a new update is available.
When you use Cloudmark Desktop, you join over a million users who are responding to email-borne threats in real time.
www.cloudmark.com /desktop   (239 words)

  
 Parallels Desktop for Mac   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Parallels Desktop for Mac is the first solution for Intel-Macs that give you the flexibility of running Windows on a Mac OS X simultaneously without rebooting.
Parallels Desktop virtual machines work as isolated files, not partitions, which means they are totally secure and completely isolated from OS X. There is no chance of infecting your Mac with a Windows virus, spyware or malware.
Because Parallels Desktop virtual machine files can be easily compressed by 50% or more with built-in Parallels Compressor technology, you can easily back up your whole Windows virtual machine on a network or even burn it to a CD or DVD.
www.parallels.com /en/products/desktop   (745 words)

  
 Desktop Sidebar Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Desktop Sidebar provides you with instant access to the information you most desire by grabbing data from your PC and the internet.
Fully customizable, Desktop Sidebar allows you to dock these panels to the edge of the screen, or arrange them anywhere on your desktop as you wish.
Desktop Sidebar uses minimal system resources, and is compatible with the following versions of Windows: Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista.
www.desktopsidebar.com   (208 words)

  
 Desktop environment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The desktop environments for the popular proprietary operating systems Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X are, in their intended use, relatively unalterable.
The most common desktop environment on personal computers is the one provided by Microsoft Windows; another common environment is the one provided by Mac OS X. Other mainstream desktop environments for Unix-like operating systems using the X Window System include KDE, GNOME, Xfce and CDE.
The Amiga approach to desktop environment was noteworthy; the original Workbench desktop environment in AmigaOS evolved thru time to originate an entire family of descendants.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Desktop_environment   (550 words)

  
 Technical Topics - Desktop
The Java Desktop System is a secure, comprehensive, and affordable enterprise desktop software solution that combines open source innovation with significant contributions from Sun.
Survey on Solaris 10 OS for Desktops Are you using the Solaris 10 OS on your desktop?
Desktop Management With Sun Ray Software Sun Desktop Manager 1.0, a component of the Sun Ray Software 4 product, provides capabilities to manage desktops in a thin client environment.
developers.sun.com /techtopics/desktop/index.html   (390 words)

  
 Desktop PCs, Desktop PC Computers, Cheap Desktop PCs, Desktop Computer at Newegg.com
A desktop PC here refers to a completely pre-built desktop computer, which is the antithesis of the self-built or DIY (do it yourself) desktop computer system.
Brandname desktop PCs are capable of delivering all the functions and performance you need for your applications, including web browsing, enjoying picture and movie files and office work, as well as multimedia processing and professional 3D work.
In addition, desktop PCs still allow for extensive upgrades to be performed, allowing you to make the most out of your investment.
www.newegg.com /ProductSort/SubCategory.asp?SubCategory=10   (425 words)

  
 Stardock: DesktopX - Build a better desktop
DesktopX is a desktop enhancement utility designed specifically for Microsoft Windows.  It integrates seamlessly into the operating system giving Windows a host of new features. 
Widgets are similar to objects except they are actual programs (.EXEs) that run in their own memory space.  Widgets do not require DesktopX to be running to be used but require DesktopX to be installed.
Desktop themes - DesktopX can also build entire desktops that can be secured (kiosks, OEM systems, custom desktop experiences, etc.).
www.stardock.com /products/desktopx   (278 words)

  
 Sun Java Desktop System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Sun customers have the option of deploying the same desktop environment on Sun workstations, Sun Ray ultra-thin clients, as well as a broad range of non-Sun notebook and desktop systems with standard x86-based architectures.
The Java Desktop System is less susceptible to virus and worm attacks due in part to a superior security architecture and the use of Java technology that confines actions to a restricted sandbox.
Java Desktop System is part of the Solaris 10 Operating System which is available as a free download.
www.sun.com /software/javadesktopsystem   (322 words)

  
 Desktop, thermal label, receipt printers – compact barcode printers from Zebra
Where space is limited, Zebra desktop printers are a compact, affordable, and easy-to-operate solution.
Learn about Zebra's Healthcare Starter Kit, which includes the H 2824-Z desktop printer.
The H 2824-Z Healthcare printer–available in starter kit only–is ideal for printing patient identification wristbands for improved patient safety and privacy.
www.zebra.com /id/zebra/na/en/index/products/printers/desktop.html   (254 words)

  
 Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Desktop News
Desktop News keeps you "in the know" by delivering a continuous stream of news information from your favorite sources direct to your desktop in a compact, customizable ticker toolbar.
Desktop News is efficient, requiring little memory or bandwidth and won't take over your desktop like other less polite applications.
After you have the Desktop News ticker installed, simply point and click on the channels of interest to begin receiving updates direct to your desktop.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /cdf   (310 words)

  
 What is desktop computer? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Desktop model computers are broad and low, whereas tower model computers are narrow and tall.
Because of their shape, desktop model computers are generally limited to three internal mass storage devices.
Desktop models designed to be very small are sometimes referred to as slimline models.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/d/desktop_computer.html   (542 words)

  
 Apple - Remote Desktop 3
Apple Remote Desktop is the best way to manage the Mac computers on your network.
Apple Remote Desktop 3, the award-winning desktop management system for Mac OS X has more than 50 new features that deliver improvements in software distribution, asset management, and remote assistance.
Apple Remote Desktop 3 is a Universal application, which means it runs natively on both PowerPC- and Intel-based Mac computers.
www.apple.com /remotedesktop   (676 words)

  
 Desktop Server bulk email marketing software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Desktop Server 4 is a software program that allows you to email directly from your computer without the use of an external mail server.
But now the new Desktop Server 4 mails around port 25 using a brand new supplemental technology called "Desktop Proxy", so port 25 blocking is no longer a problem.
Desktop Server IV's windows interface ensures that it's both the easiest to use email promotions software program on the market.
www.desktop-server.com /index.html   (1513 words)

  
 Using the Desktop API in Java SE 6
Desktop desktop = null; // Before more Desktop API is used, first check // whether the API is supported by this particular // virtual machine (VM) on this particular host.
Your host desktop's associations are used to determine what application should be invoked.
The ability to manipulate desktop file associations is not possible with the existing Desktop API in JDK 6, and those associations can be created or changed only with platform-dependent tools at this time.
java.sun.com /developer/technicalArticles/J2SE/Desktop/mustang/desktop_api   (1768 words)

  
 SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
When you choose SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, you get a solution that is easy to use, ready for office workers, interoperable with your existing systems, secure, low-cost and flexible to deploy and manage.
With SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 you'll avoid costly license fees and can subscribe to only the updates and services you need to run your business.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 can be installed on the same PC as your existing Windows system and connects to mixed networks including eDirectory, Active Directory and most other flavors of LDAP +.
www.novell.com /products/desktop   (981 words)

  
 Desktop Solutions
Novell Desktop solutions based on SUSE® Linux Enterprise 10 are low cost, easy-to-use and secure.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 is the only enterprise-quality Linux desktop that truly meets the demands of basic office business computing.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop offers unparalleled flexibility for desktop clients.
www.novell.com /solutions/desktop   (143 words)

  
 Talisman Desktop. Program for desktop management, shell replacement, 32bit XP icons, themes, skins, visual styles
"Talisman Desktop" (Talisman) is a desktop alternative and shell-replacement for Windows 9x/ME and NT/2000/XP, capable of transforming your desktop into an interface organized as you like.
Simply create your own little world, created by and for you, instead of staring at the same lines of icons on your desktop, year after year.
Desktop Panels covers only a part of desktop.
www.lighttek.com /talisman.htm   (634 words)

  
 Adrants » Desktop
Tessa Wegert is at it again trying to convince us that people want to see ads on their desktops and that AdDiem's Digital Billboard, a company she wrote about last week that serves content and ads to a person's desktop, is something people would actually seek out and download.
Miller Brewing has put a bit of money behind its Mickey's beer brand in the form on a new website that takes a bit of an opposite approach by telling visitors what not to do when it comes to drinking beer, talking about beer and clothing.
To wallow in desktop cuteness, click the kitty on the lower, left-hand side of the site.
www.adrants.com /medium/desktop   (1139 words)

  
 Google Officially Drills Down to the Desktop
Google Desktop Search Version 1.0 offers several advances over the test version, including search of PDF files, AOL instant messages and meta-information stored with music, image and video files.
Google Desktop Search indexes content created by the desktop computer or accessed by the browser whenever the computer is idle for 30 seconds or longer.
Desktop search via the taskbar can be accomplished without an Internet connection.
www.internetnews.com /ent-news/article.php/3488036   (460 words)

  
 Inside Google Desktop
The Google Desktop Sidebar has always been great at delivering content personalized to individual users, ever since it was introduced way back in the second version of Google Desktop.
Legal Andrew points out that one way to improve your experience is to simply have the right set of gadgets in your Sidebar, so that, for example, the email gadget keeps you from having to switch constantly between Outlook and your other programs.
In addition to the Google Desktop Help and Enterprise U2U groups, groups are also available for other products like Toolbar, Picasa, Maps, Calendar, and more.
googledesktop.blogspot.com   (1668 words)

  
 Desktop (Java Platform SE 6 b104)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Prints a file with the native desktop printing facility, using the associated application's print command.
On some platforms the Desktop API may not be supported; use the
method to determine if the current desktop is supported.
download.java.net /jdk6/docs/api/java/awt/Desktop.html   (1001 words)

  
 desktop - Ubuntu: Linux for human beings
With a strong focus on a desktop that Just Works, Ubuntu is a great choice for home or the office.
When you start the system for the first time you are greeted by a desktop that is unusually clean and tidy.
But Linux is inherently flexible; you can customise the look and behaviour of the desktop in a range of ways, from simply changing the default theme to selecting a different desktop environment altogether.
www.ubuntu.com /desktop   (593 words)

  
 What is desktop? - a definition from Whatis.com
A desktop can be contained in a window that is part of the total display area or can be "full-screen" (the total display area).
Conceivably, you can have multiple desktops (for different projects or work environments you may have) and switch among them.
It includes representations of and access to desktop objects and also dynamic Web content as well, including integrated links to Web sites and information areas that are generated as the result of sites pushing requested information updates to the user.
searchwinit.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid1_gci211936,00.html   (269 words)

  
 Debian -- Debian on the Desktop
The Debian Desktop subproject is a group of volunteers who want to create the best possible operating system for home and corporate workstation use.
Supporting other desktop environments such as XFCE would be nice as well, depending on developer time and space constraints.
We encourage anyone (Debian Developer or not) who is interested in Debian Desktop to join #debian-desktop on OFTC IRC (irc.debian.org).
www.debian.org /devel/debian-desktop   (632 words)

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