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dtsetup(8) System Manager's Manual dtsetup(8)
dtsetup - Configure and Customize the Common Desktop Environment (CDE)
/usr/dt/bin/dtsetup X resources
Specifies the standard X11 resource options. For more information, see the X(1X) reference page.
The CDE Setup application, dtsetup, provides you with a mechanism to customize your Common Desktop Environment by using a graphical user
It also provides System Administrators a means to create a CDE environment for various types of users.
When you invoke the CDE Setup application, a panel of four icons are displayed: Quick Setup, Desktop, Login, and Services.
From the Quick Setup icon, you or the system administrator can provide minimal entries to configure CDE.
The Desktop icon lets you or the system administrator set up the front panel, establish various window manager resources, define starting
applications, and set parameters for the terminal, dtmail, and dtfile applications.
The Login icon lets you provide information about your login session, while the system administrator can also set up the system login
greetings, and set up the X server configuration.
The Services icon has fields for various services configuration. You are restricted to the choice of whether to run the Motif/OpenLook DND
gateway. The system administrator has additional choices regarding the ToolTalk Session and ToolTalk Database server, as well as disabling
network dependency and allowing inbound remote process execution.
The CDE Setup application provides an effortless way of assembling the CDE front panel from available controls. Furthermore, by providing
various file names and other specifications, the CDE Setup application allows you to create your own controls.
The CDE setup application can be invoked from:
The CDE Application Manager. Application Group: System_Admin Desktop_Apps Subgroup: Configuration
To start the dtsetup application from the command line, enter /usr/dt/bin/dtsetup.
Online help is available for the dxmtools application. To get help, click on any Help button or use the Help pull-down menu.
You must have superuser privileges to access the full functionality of this application.
CDE setup application executable CDE setup online help volume
Commands: dtlogin(1), ttdbserverd(1), ttsession(1), X(1X), xdm(1X), xprop(1X)
Common Desktop Environment: User's Guide
Common Desktop Environment: Advanced User's and System Administrator's Guide