dialog Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to dialog for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Glade, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to dialog and 16 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to dialog are Zenity (Free, Open Source), Yad (Free, Open Source), whiptail (Free, Open Source) and KDialog (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
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      Glade is a RAD tool to enable quick & easy development of user interfaces for the GTK+ toolkit and the GNOME desktop environment.
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    1. Zenity is a tool that allows you to display GTK dialog boxes in commandline and shell scripts.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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.
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    2. display dialog boxes from shell scripts
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    3. Show KDE dialog boxes from shell scripts
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      wxGlade is a GUI designer written in Python with the popular GUI toolkit wxPython, that helps you create wxWidgets/wxPython user interfaces. At the moment it can generate Python, C++, Perl, Lisp and XRC (wxWidgets' XML resources) code.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Visualwx aims to be the ultimate RAD tool, designed for c++, python, perl, ruby, lua and wxWidgets. Still there are many things to do, but we've achieved considerable progress.

      Discontinued

      Last version seems to be VisualWx 0.87.6.0 Alfa April 13 2007, see http://visualwx.altervista.org/downloads.php. There is no version for Python 3.

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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Code::Blocks
      wxSmith is a Code::Blocks plugin for RAD editing of wxWidgets applications.
    4. a GTK-based xmessage clone
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    5. display a message or query in a window (X-based /bin/echo)
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