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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 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to dialog are Zenity, easybashgui, Yad and KDialog.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

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

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  1. Glade icon

    Glade

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Glade is a RAD (Rapid Application Development) tool to enable quick & easy development of user interfaces for the GTK+ toolkit.

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    Discontinued

    The tool is not developed anymore as it cannot handle Gtk4.Instead Cambalache UI Maker is being developed but it still needs funding.

    Login ui using glade
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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.

    ⚫︎ PortableZenity can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceZenity either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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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...

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceeasybashgui either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingYad supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ PortableYad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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).

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceKDialog either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  6. whiptail

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    display dialog boxes from shell scripts.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacewhiptail either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  7. wxGlade

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    A sample session
  8. VisualWX

    • 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.

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    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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    wxSmith

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Code::Blocks

    wxSmith is a Code::Blocks plugin for RAD editing of wxWidgets applications.

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  10. gxmessage

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    a GTK-based xmessage clone.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacegxmessage either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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