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Something like the following:

Solaris CDE



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up vote 6 down vote accepted

You want the CDE desktop environment featuring the Motif toolkit.

As an old-timer, I believe you will have no trouble installing these, even if you have to use the command line ;-).

CDE Solaris theme

GTK2-notif2, a Motif GTK+ 2 theme enter image description here

Metacity Motif enter image description here

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The second image you showed is of OpenWindows. A similar appearance can be obtained by using OLWM or OLVWM, but you won't necessarily have the same applications. (though, the applications actually pictured are XV, Netscape, both of which aren't actually part of openwin, and shelltool, which is a fairly boring terminal emulator.)

I don't think there are any GTK/QT themes that emulate Open Look, though.

Beyond that, some applications with the same look can be found at - I don't think any of them are packaged.

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