PRNewswire: DeXtop CDE Makes Big Splash in Linux Industry; Xi Graphics Releases... GUI for Linux
Jul 07, 2000, 18:57 (8 Talkback[s])
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"A complete, easy to use desktop interface has been released
by Xi Graphics Inc. The new DeXtop graphical user interface (GUI)
is based on the Open Group's CDE or Common Desktop
Environment, an environment that's familiar to the computing
industry, yet easy enough to use for those new to the Linux
"This product will definitely appeal to the corporate market,"
said Lee Roder, national sales manager at Xi Graphics. "It is the
same Motif/CDE interface found on workstations from Compaq, IBM, HP
and Sun, and offers complete interoperability with these
"The package includes Open Motif 2.1.30, CDE and a complete
development environment including all the components necessary to
compile CDE/Motif applications. Linux desktop and laptop users will
find that DeXtop is a powerful GUI for all Linux distributions.
Although DeXtop may work with other X servers, it is highly
recommended that it be used with the Xi Graphics Accelerated-X(TM)
or 3D Accelerated-X(TM) Display Servers. (X servers contain the
software that controls and drives computer graphics hardware; they
are not part of the Linux operating system.)"