Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 6th Aug 2012 00:00 UTC
X11, Window Managers We have some very good news for those of us with a love for the Common Desktop Environment. I'm a huge fan of CDE - I've even dedicated an article to it - so I'm excited about this. CDE has been released as open source under the LGPL, and can be downloaded as of today for Debian and Ubuntu. Motif will follow later.
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good news
by ffrade on Mon 6th Aug 2012 09:14 UTC
ffrade
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2011-02-11

Good news, although I remember being shocked when I was forced to change to CDE from olwm.

A bit strange anyway:

- The download is an alpha version
- I have not found any reference in the OpenGroup web page to this new license status.
- The domain cdesktopenv.org is owned by Peter Howkins, who also owns the domain www.marutan.net with some petitions to opensource CDE http://www.marutan.net/cde

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RE: good news
by zizban on Mon 6th Aug 2012 12:06 in reply to "good news"
zizban Member since:
2005-07-06

The license status is in the source. The Open Group isn't the fastest with announcements. It should be up today. It'll be here:
http://blog.opengroup.org/

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