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9menu Alternatives

9menu is described as 'create a menu to run commands' and is a Shell in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to 9menu for Linux, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is dmenu, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like 9menu are Zenity, easybashgui, Yad and KDialog.

9menu alternatives are mainly Shells but may also be Application Launchers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of 9menu.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

create a menu to run commands.

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    dmenu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.

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    Highly regarded, simple menuing system, with lots of patches available for customization.

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    Zenity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Zenity is a tool that allows you to display GTK dialog boxes in commandline and shell scripts.

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    easybashgui

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Bash functions library for *BSD and GNU/Linux that aims to give simple GUI functions using yad, gtkdialog, kdialog, zenity, Xdialog, (c)dialog, whiptail or bash builtins depending on KDE or GNOME running or not, Yad/Gtkdialog/Xdialog installed or not and, eventually, X...

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    Yad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Yad (yet another dialog) is a fork of Zenity with many improvements, such as custom buttons, additional dialogs, pop-up menu in notification icon and more. It's useful for creating quick and easy GUIs for shell and batch scripting.

    Sample dialog with tabs from YAD's SourceForge.
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    KDialog

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    kdialog allows you to display dialog boxes from shell scripts. The syntax is very much inspired from the "dialog" command (which shows text mode dialogs).

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  6. whiptail

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    display dialog boxes from shell scripts.

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  7. dialog

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    display dialog boxes from shell scripts. Curses based. Works in console mode.

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    MessagePop

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    MessagePop is a simple application designed to help you convey a message to the computer user. The program allows you to specify the message text and the other parameters from the command line.

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  9. xmessage

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    display a message or query in a window (X-based /bin/echo).

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  10. gxmessage

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    a GTK-based xmessage clone.

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