From: Paul Jakma (Paul.Jakma at domain Digital.com)
Date: Wed 04 Aug 1999 - 10:09:31 IST
paul.jakma at domain compaq.com Tel: +353 1 818 4303
> OpenLook was clean. It wasn't as functional as CDE - CDE is an
an improvement? in what ways? ok, per default it comes with more 'desktop
utilities'. but that's about it. Any functional improvements of CDE over
openlook are totally overshadowed by it's sickening ugliness... (that chunky
Motif 1.x look.... ughh)
> However, you have not used a "Dog", until you
> run SCO 3, with
> MWM on a slow 486, with and ISA video card. Ack. Ack. Nack even.
i've seen it. tried installing it myself, but got really frustrated by
OpenServer's inability to recognise the second ide controller. At that point
i gave up - or i'd have ended microwaving the CD, and it wasn't mine...
> I don't know about the NIS that comes with Solaris 7, but
> before that, if
> you wanted NIS & Shadowing/Aging, you had to use NIS+ - But
> with Solaris 7,
> Sun have decided "OK, so it was a bad idea...were dropping
> it", so they may
> have finally added the extra things to NIS...but don't count on it..
aye, i saw something about enabling 'password aging', so i guess it's in
there somewhere. Just have to have a good dig round for it. Wonder if adding
shadow: files nis
to nsswitch.conf would do it?
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