writing simple visual front ends to shell scripts for ubuntu
linuxppc at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 03:55:50 UTC 2005
Thanks for the replies
Zenity looks like what I need, is it installed in the standard
Ubuntu/Kubuntu install (im not at my Ubuntu PC at the moment)?
If not is there anything else like xdialog that is?
also Zenity looks to be based on gtk - would Zenity work in Kubuntu?
On 9/12/05, Jim Richardson <warlock at eskimo.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-09-12 at 09:43 +1000, Justin Kelly wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Im just after some feed back and suggestions on whats best to use to
> > write small,simple visual front end style apps for some shell scripts
> > ive written for Ubuntu/Kubuntu.
> > The end result im after is to write a basic 'hello world' type app
> > that will execute a script if the user click OK and quit if they click
> > CANCEL so that 'non-commandline' people can easily run my scripts on
> > the different flavours of ubuntu.
> > requirements:
> > - it must be able to run on default install of ubuntu and kubuntu
> > (so nothing gtk/qt specific).
> > - ive never made visual apps so some thing easy to learn would be great.
> > - im sure a everyone will say Python, but what pythonGUI specific
> > stuff is in both ubuntu and kubuntu(ie.tkinker,pygtk,wx,etc...)?
> You need Zenity. apt-cache show zenity for details, man zenity, etc.
> Jim Richardson http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
> when you find yourself in a hole, first thing to do, is stop digging...
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