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 Yad (Free, Open Source), KDialog (Free, Open Source), whiptail (Free, Open Source) and MessagePop (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. Zenity is a tool that allows you to display GTK dialog boxes in commandline and shell scripts.
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    2. 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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    3. 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).
    4. display dialog boxes from shell scripts
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    5. 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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    6. display a message or query in a window (X-based /bin/echo)
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    7. display dialog boxes from shell scripts. Curses based. Works in console mode.
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    8. 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.
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    9. create a menu to run commands
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    10. Xdialog is designed to be a drop in replacement for the "dialog" or "cdialog" programs. It converts any terminal based program into a program with an X-windows interface. The dialogs are easier to see and use while adding even more functionalities (e.g.
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