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gxmessage Alternatives

gxmessage is described as 'a GTK-based xmessage clone' and is a Shell in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to gxmessage for Linux, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Zenity, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like gxmessage are easybashgui, Yad, KDialog and whiptail.

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a GTK-based xmessage clone.

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    Zenity

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Shell
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to Zenity 

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

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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to easybashgui 

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


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    Yad

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to Yad 

    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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    1.  Support for scriptingYad supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  PortableYad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
      Sample dialog with tabs from YAD's SourceForge.
      Sample dialog with drop-down from YAD's SourceForge.
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      KDialog

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Shell
      • Linux
      21 alternatives to KDialog 

      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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      1.  Command line interfaceKDialog either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    • whiptail

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Shell
      • Linux
      20 alternatives to whiptail 

      display dialog boxes from shell scripts.

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      1.  Command line interfacewhiptail either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.


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        MessagePop

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        15 alternatives to MessagePop 

        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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        1.  Command line interfaceMessagePop either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
        2.  PortableMessagePop can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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        • xmessage

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Shell
          • Linux
          13 alternatives to xmessage 

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

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          1.  Command line interfacexmessage either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
          • dialog

            • FreeOpen Source
            • Shell
            • Windows
            • Linux
            21 alternatives to dialog 

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

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            1.  Command line interfacedialog either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
            • CocoaDialog

              • FreeOpen Source
              • Shell
              • Mac
              21 alternatives to CocoaDialog 

              CocoaDialog is an OS X application that allows the use of common GUI controls such as file selectors, text input, progress bars, yes/no confirmations and more with a command-line application. It requires no knowledge of Cocoa, and is ideal for use in shell and Perl scripts (or...

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              1.  Command line interfaceCocoaDialog either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
            • 9menu

              • FreeOpen Source
              • Shell
              • Linux
              14 alternatives to 9menu 

              create a menu to run commands.

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              1.  Command line interface9menu either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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