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desktop manager

A user interface to system services, usually icon and menu based like the Macintosh Finder, enabling the user to run application programs and use a file system without directly using the command language of the operating system.

desktop manager

The part of a GUI that displays the desktop and icons, that allows programs to be launched from the icons and that allows files to be visually dragged and dropped (copied, deleted, etc.). The desktop manager combined with the window manager make up the GUI. The desktop manager is included with Windows and the Mac.
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The 2X Advanced Desktop Manager is typically used with thin client and tablet devices that offer higher hardware performance or with Pc's that are converted to thin clients.
By offering thin clients with built-in support for VMware Virtual Desktop Manager, users get a 'plug and play' desktop virtualization solution right out of the box," said Jeff Jennings, vice president of Desktop Products and Solutions at VMware.
Members also can lease the desktop manager and use it to handle all aspects of administration, including procurement.
In some respects, the desktop manager is a practical outgrowth of its cousins, the ingratiatory or impression manager and the charlatan.
Web Font Enabled: Suitcase Fusion 4 is the only professional desktop manager that covers all areas of the creative workflow, including the web.
2 -- In essence nothing more than a desktop manager that Mac OSX and Linux users are familiar with, Dexpot provides Windows users similar functionality for their operating systems (version 1.
Technology company Sun Microsystems Inc (Sun) (Nasdaq:JAVA) has announced it will add VMware Virtual Desktop Manager and VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) from VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW), a virtualisation technology company, to its line-up of fully supported desktop virtualisation solutions Sun offers to customers.
Today,Howsimple introduced the public beta version of andi[TM], its next generation browser and desktop manager that dramatically improves how PC users interact with and manage their online and offline content for a more proficient browsing experience.
India, May 3 -- BumpTop, an OS overlay specialist company famous for its eponymous 3D desktop manager for Windows and Mac, has gone and got bought by the search giant, Google.
Many new Android owners want to avoid the cloud and continue to sync their devices via USB, similar to how they did with BlackBerry([R]) Desktop Manager and Palm HotSync([R]).
IGEL Technology, a vendor of thin client systems, announced on 13 August that the Vmware Virtual Desktop Manager has been certified on IGEL's Windows XP Embedded models.
Messenger and support for the Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones application and BlackBerry Desktop Manager software.