I have got the CDE desktop to compile on Ubuntu 14.04. I found this website: https://www.ics.com/blog/retrocomputing-motif-and-cde#.U-840NaKhqg, which in turn lead me here: http://sourceforge.net/p/cdesktopenv/wiki/LinuxBuild/, a WIKI which contains the build instructions for Ubuntu 14.04. I followed this guide and the build worked perfectly. This is very cool indeed. The performance of the CDE desktop is very …

GTK MATE theme: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/CDE-Solaris?content=19627. This is a lovely grey theme that themes the GTK interface to look like CDE. The Metacity theme that completes the CDE look: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=18870. This is perfect if you want a retro looking Linux Mint 15 MATE desktop. Blue Sun GTK theme: http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Blue+Sun+GTK+Theme?content=93650. This is a very dark and attractive GTK …

UNIX CDE desktop available for the Debian Linux distribution. The old UNIX CDE desktop is a very interesting and useful desktop environment. The modern desktop environments such as Gnome 3, Unity and the KDE 4 desktops are focused more on eye candy instead of actual fast and usable window management that the older window managers …