KDialog Alternatives

    KDialog is described as '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)' and is a Shell in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to KDialog for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Python and Qt. The best alternative is Glade, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like KDialog are Zenity (Free, Open Source), Yad (Free, Open Source), wxFormBuilder (Free, Open Source) and wxGlade (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 8, 2021

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      My problem was that the KDialog code is still not ported to Qt5 and it depends on various Qt4/KDE4 components. The kdialog has big dependency sizes so we made an alternate dialogs like kdialog switches, options.
    1. 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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    2. display a message or query in a window (X-based /bin/echo)
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    3. a GTK-based xmessage clone
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    4. 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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      XRCed is a simple resource editor for wxWidgets/wxPython GUI development which supports creating and editing files in XRC format It is written in Python and uses wxPython GUI toolkit.
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    5. create a menu to run commands
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      Anthemion DialogBlocks is a sizer-based resource editor that quickly gets you creating professional-looking dialogs, wizards and frames for deployment on Windows, Linux, Mac or any other supported wxWidgets platform.
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    6. 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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    7. Gtkdialog is a small utility for fast and easy GUI building.
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