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X Window System Architecture Overview HOWTO

Daniel Manrique 

Revision History
Revision 1.0.1 2001-05-22 Revised by: dm
Some grammatical corrections, pointed out by Bill Staehle
Revision 1.0 2001-05-20 Revised by: dm
Initial LDP release.

This document provides an overview of the X Window System's architecture, give a better understanding of its design, which components integrate with X and fit together to provide a working graphical environment and what choices are there regarding such components as window managers, toolkits and widget libraries, and desktop environments.