Re: Linux - Motif

This is a discussion on Re: Linux - Motif ; Hi, Could some body shed more light on this Thanks Vivek "Ulrich Eckhardt" wrote in message news:bf5ht3$b6cpg$2@ID-178288.news.uni-berlin.de... > Vivek wrote: > > Is this the right place to ask queries on Motif programming on Linux. > > > > I ...

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    Hi,

    Could some body shed more light on this

    Thanks
    Vivek

    "Ulrich Eckhardt" wrote in message
    news:bf5ht3$b6cpg$2@ID-178288.news.uni-berlin.de...
    > Vivek wrote:
    > > Is this the right place to ask queries on Motif programming on Linux.
    > >
    > > I believe Linux GUI is made with Motif?

    >
    > Linux has no GUI, not even a commandline - Linux is a kernel. Further,
    > Motif is built on top of X (X11?) for which there are implementations that
    > run on Linux.
    >
    > However, note that Motif is not the most popular widgetset, I think it is
    > still more popular on commercial platforms. You might consider asking
    > questions on comp.windows.x.motif (or both here and there with a suitable
    > follow-up).
    >
    > cheers
    >
    > Uli
    >
    >
    > --
    > Questions ?
    > see C++-FAQ Lite: http://parashift.com/c++-faq-lite/ first !
    >




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    Some GUIs on Linux are indeed made with Motif (or LessTif).
    If you have a question on those, then this newsgroup is
    the right one.

    Danny

    Vivek wrote:
    > Could some body shed more light on this


    > "Ulrich Eckhardt" wrote in message
    > news:bf5ht3$b6cpg$2@ID-178288.news.uni-berlin.de...
    >> Vivek wrote:
    >> > Is this the right place to ask queries on Motif programming on Linux.
    >> >
    >> > I believe Linux GUI is made with Motif?

    >>
    >> Linux has no GUI, not even a commandline - Linux is a kernel. Further,
    >> Motif is built on top of X (X11?) for which there are implementations
    >> that run on Linux.
    >>
    >> However, note that Motif is not the most popular widgetset, I think it is
    >> still more popular on commercial platforms. You might consider asking
    >> questions on comp.windows.x.motif (or both here and there with a suitable
    >> follow-up).


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    Home page : http://users.skynet.be/danny.backx
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