X.desktop

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X.desktop [1] was an early desktop environment graphical user interface built on the X Window System. It was developed and sold during the late 1980s and early 1990s by IXI Limited, a British software house based in Cambridge. Versions of X.desktop were available for over 30 different UNIX operating system platforms[2] and it was licensed to various vendors, including Compaq, Locus Computing Corporation, BiiN and Acorn Computers.[3] Early version of X.desktop used Xlib and the Athena widgets; from version 2.0 onwards it was based on the Motif toolkit.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ See X.desktop 3 details provided by SCO at http://osr600doc.sco.com/en/man/html.XC/xdt3.XC.html
  2. ^ a b Davey, Paul (1994). "Porting and maintaining with X and Motif: a retrospective view". USENIX. Retrieved 6 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Software across Systems: the Interface Wars". Release 1.0 (88-11): p.15. 1988-11-09.