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whiptail is described as 'display dialog boxes from shell scripts' and is a Shell in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to whiptail for Linux, Windows, Mac, Bloodshed Dev-C++ and Code::Blocks. The best alternative is Glade, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like whiptail are Zenity, easybashgui, Yad and wxFormBuilder.

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display dialog boxes from shell scripts.

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    Glade

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    16 alternatives to Glade 

    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
    • 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
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    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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      wxFormBuilder

      • FreeOpen Source
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      wxWidgets is an excellent framework that enables the creation of multi-platform applications with and without a graphical user interface. There are several applications that help create dialogs visually, even so, some practical problems have led me to start the development of a...

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      KDialog

      • FreeOpen Source
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      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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    • wxGlade

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      16 alternatives to wxGlade 

      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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    • VisualWX

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      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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      wxDev-C++

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Bloodshed Dev-C++
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      wxDev-C++ is an extension of Bloodshed Dev-C++ by Colin Laplace et. al. This program helps you to create dialogs and frames for wxWidgets visually using a form designer.

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      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 7.4.2, released in June 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    • dialog

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      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.
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