[Pdx-pm] Text based GUI

Roderick A. Anderson raanders at acm.org
Wed Jun 14 08:39:57 PDT 2006

Stuart Johnston wrote:
> Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
>> I'm working on an application that would benefit from a Text-GUI ( 
>> TUI? ).
>> I looked at Term::TUI but it is not what I want -- too command line 
>> oriented.  I've looked at Newt and Term::Newt but they won't install 
>> on a Fedora Core 4 system and since they are rather old I don't know 
>> if I'm up to fixing them to work with a modern distribution.
>> Is there any other modules that would provide this functionality?
>> Perhaps someone has hacked Newt/Term::Newt into submission?
>> Google and CPAN searches have only found these so maybe a better set 
>> of search terms would help.  Ideas?
> Have you tried installing the newt-perl package in FC4?  Alternatively, 
> there is ncurses.

The, sloped shoulders and flat forehead, syndrome strikes me again.

I did a yum search newt but didn't pipe it into less so either it didn't 
show up or I didn't scroll the terminal window up far enough to see it.



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