Writing simple visual front ends to shell scripts for ubuntu

Jim Richardson warlock at eskimo.com
Mon Sep 12 19:29:38 BST 2005


On Mon, 2005-09-12 at 22:51 +1000, Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 11:19:35 +0100 (BST)
> Paul Sladen <ubuntu at paul.sladen.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 12 Sep 2005, Justin Kelly wrote:
> > 
> > Hello Justin,
> > 
> > > also Zenity looks to be based on gtk - would Zenity work in Kubuntu?
> > 
> > There is something called 'kommander':
> > 
> >   http://www.kde.me.uk/index.php?page=kommander-tutorial
> >   http://kommander.kdewebdev.org/
> > 
> > which is Qt based and I believe does roughly the same thing.
> > 
> > 	-Paul
> 
> kdialog (seems to be installed with kubuntu-desktop)
> 
> Peter


there's also kaptain, a qt based front end builder for CLI commands.
It's interesting. I like zenity better, but they are slightly different
tools, although you can use kaptain for the same things as zenity. (I
also use GNOME here, so tend to bias towards gtk2 apps) 


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Jim Richardson http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
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