Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Dec 2017 17:39 UTC, submitted by Henrik Hellerstedt
OpenBSD

If you've noticed a disruption in the time-space continuum recently, it is likely because I have finally been able to compile and install the Common Desktop Environment (CDE) in a current and actively-developed operating system (OpenBSD 6.2 in this case).

Since it's been a while - I love CDE.

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Good old Motif
by Darkmage on Wed 20th Dec 2017 19:41 UTC
Darkmage
Member since:
2006-10-20

I love the Motif widget set. I just wish that there was a decent open source version of the IRIX desktop. Motif just makes so much more sense with the way focus works. It stops you from making accidents with the mouse. Far superior to modern trash desktops. Too bad there aren't more apps written for Motif, it desperately needs a modern browser.

Edited 2017-12-20 19:42 UTC

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RE: Good old Motif
by bsdero on Thu 21st Dec 2017 22:11 in reply to "Good old Motif"
bsdero Member since:
2005-08-29
RE: Good old Motif
by tylerdurden on Fri 22nd Dec 2017 10:25 in reply to "Good old Motif"
tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

Click to focus can be enabled in just about any window manager, the widget set has little to do with that I think.

Motif was a god awful abomination to code for.

Edited 2017-12-22 10:26 UTC

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