PRONOUNCED >> guh-nome
Acronym for "GNU Network Object Model Environment"
Released under GPL license

A desktop environment (NOT A WINDOW MANAGER) for the X11 graphical interface. Commonly used on Linux systems with XFree86 and xorg. Using the GTK+ library.

Gnome was started by Miguel de Icaza and Federico Mena in August 1997. Gnome is now a popular desktop interface based mainly on the idea of "simplicity" and ease.

Desktop: nautilus
File Manager: nautilus
Window Manager: metacity or sawfish
Menu: gnome-panel

www.gnome.org
Gnome 2.8 is now available on Fedora Core 3 and Ubuntu Warty Warthog everyone!

My sister uses Gnome for her X session.
by tsphan November 26, 2004
evil vice principal... looks like a gnome, walks like a gnome... i guess its a gnome... wears blue suits and a red tie to make up for the pointy red hat he can not wear during school hours... short, fat, crew cut, funny nose... evil. in all, summed up, pure. evil...
"Lawn gnome... doo DOO doo doo DOO doo.... youre life is.. and exctiing adventure... lawn gnooome...."
by is toby December 11, 2004
pronounced nome

a little elf that will try to kill you or take over the world, and they are tricky little shits too
mom the damn gnomes are after me
by The prince of darkness April 24, 2005
I am a Gnome,

Gnomes are known for their heavy use of pot.

They also steal your lawn ornaments.

They love to be random, so eat them, than get high.
Joe Choe is a real Gnome, he owns you! Smoke a blunt and think of me!
by ChoeJoe June 29, 2004
insult for a person not of average height
god brad your such a fucking gnome it sickens me
by daniel the beaner March 20, 2007
The root of ALL evil
evil gnomes
by Man-with-Stick March 08, 2004
I WM for linux, imho i think it is the best, because of its scalability, usefullity, very nice, and good. So I highly recommend Linux users to run Gnome as their primary WM.
-Which wordWMword do you run?
-I run Gnome!
by Hocce July 22, 2003
its the replacement word for the weird silence between two people
Gnome
by mr fat dick gumbrecht June 19, 2003

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