What is desktop?

  • (noun): The top of a desk.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Desktop refers to the surface of a desk.

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... Strigi is a desktop search daemon, which is operating system-independent and desktop-independent ... Like most desktop search systems, Strigi can extract information from files, such as the length of an audio clip, the contents of a document, or the resolution of a picture plugins determine what ... (In GNOME desktop, it is called the Deskbar applet.) The graphical user interface (GUI) is named Strigiclient ...
... Desktop refers to the surface of a desk ... Desktop may also refer to Desktop computer, a personal computer designed to fit on a desk Pizza box form factor, a design of computer case Desktop metaphor, especially the area behind the windows in a GUI using ...
Software Widget - Information Flow of Desktop Widgets
... A desktop widget is a small footprint application, which resides on the user’s desktop using little desktop space and computer resources, such as HDD ... Basically, desktop widgets enable the user to view on demand, encapsulated information from predetermined data sources ... Ideally, a desktop widget must present personalized content, based on the user’s preferences ...
Software Widget - Types - Desktop Widgets
... Desktop widgets (commonly just called widgets) are interactive virtual tools that provide single-purpose services such as showing the user the latest news, the current ... in the Windows Live system Plasmoids are widgets in Plasma, the workspace for the KDE desktop environment ... Portlets in Google Desktop Yahoo! Widgets gdesklets, adesklets, and Screenlets in Linux Opera Widgets on all platforms (desktop, mobile TVs, gaming consoles) using the Opera browser's rendering engine ...

More definitions of "desktop":

  • (noun): (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear.
    Synonyms: background, screen background