[Wellington-pm] Roundup of Monday night's meeting
liam.oboyle at elections.org.nz
Wed Dec 15 13:17:23 CST 2004
I hadn't heard of them, but further investigation revealed something
else I'd never heard of, UI::Dialog -
It transparently wraps several dialog backends, including all those
mentioned so far except dialog.
Anyway, I hereby volunteer for a lightning talk on the (no doubt many)
cool uses of UI::Dialog. It seems safely far away at this point in
On Wed, 2004-12-15 at 22:47 +1300, Enkidu wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 10:49:19 +1300, you wrote:
> >Hi Guys,
> >Two command line tools for popping up a dialog box were also mentioned,
> >gdialog and zenity. It appears that in later times, debian has replaced
> >gdialog with zenity, and gdialog simply wraps calls to zenity.
> >Given this, I'd probably suggest using zenity if you can, it does have a
> >few things that gdialog lacks. To get you started, the obligatory hello
> >world ;)
> >zenity --info --text "Hello World"
> What about "dialog" and "whiptail"?
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