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Desktop refers to the surface of a desk.
The term has been adopted as an adjective to distinguish office appliances (such as photocopiers and printers) which can be fitted on top of a desk, from larger equipment covering its own area on the floor.
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 this metaphor
- Desktop environment, software that provides a comprehensive computer user interface
- Client (computing), sometimes referred to as desktop to distinguish from the server
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