How To Run Openmotif Cde On Oracle Linux 5

(Doc ID 1334279.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version: Oracle Linux 5.0 and later   [Release: OL5 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Motif is the base graphical user interface toolkit for the Common Desktop Environment (CDE), CDE is a desktop environment, based on the Motif toolkit. This is similar to how KDE is based on Qt or GNOME is based on the GTK+ toolkit/widget library. Motif is just the foundation to create graphical applications - it provides the basic functionality like menus, buttons, scroll bars, etc. It's up to you what kind of application you create with it.

In case you want use/test Motif by starting mwm windows manager on another display number, this is howto about it.


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