A GUI (pronounced
"gooey") is a Graphical User Interface.
Windows is an example of it. If you can push buttons, scroll scrollbars,
or interact with any kind of non-text element on a page, you're using
would be an example of something that is NOT a GUI. Everything is text
based. If you want the computer to do something, you type in the appropriate
(and cryptic) command. No button clicking here.
Keep in mind that
DOS can run a GUI (like windows 3.1), but in and of itself, it's not
So, if you ever
hear someone say they like the GUI of a certain program, you'll know
what they're taking about.
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