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 cus-
tomize your Common Desktop Environment by using a graphical user interface.
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 applica-
tions, and set parameters for the terminal, dtmail, and dtfile applica-
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 Ses-
sion 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
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
CDE setup application executable
CDE setup online help volume
Commands: dtlogin(1), ttdbserverd(1), ttsession(1), X(1X), xdm(1X),
Common Desktop Environment: User's Guide
Common Desktop Environment: Advanced User's and System Administrator's