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Applications Menu

The Applications Menu can be accessed by clicking 'Applications' in the top panel.

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GNOME Terminal

GNOME Terminal provides a command prompt where you can type commands. It can be launched via the GNOME Menu or by clicking the icon utilities-terminal.png in the top Panel.

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Nautilus

Nautilus is the graphical file manager. A quick launcher is provided on the top Panel. (See annotated screengrab of the default desktop) It can also be launched via the Places tab of the GNOME menu.

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Panel

Panels hold compents such as the Applications menu, clock and window list. GNOME Classic includes two panels, one at the top and one at the bottom of the screen.

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SFTP

SSH File Transfer Protocol or Secure File Transfer Protocol.

A  method of transfering files securely over SSH.

SSH
Secure SHell. A method of securely connecting to a remote to get a shell session.