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    In this segment Felix discusses compositing managers for Linux. Specifically, he discusses x11 and Waland, The compositor is software that provides a link between the kernel, video driver, and an application with a graphical interface. A compositor directs the hardware by providing it with data to display on the screen.  Felix shows you how to login to the virtual console, how to instantiate the windows manager, and then follow up with starting just the desktop environment, and then just a single application.