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

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    Xdialog is designed to be a drop in replacement for the "dialog" or "cdialog" programs. It converts any...
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      NirCmd is a small utility that allows you to do many useful tasks from command-line, without displaying any user interface: change your display settings, turn off your monitor, open the door of your CD-ROM drive, and more...
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      Theyre nothing alike and technically target different operating systems for different use-cases
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    1. Zenity is a tool that allows you to display GTK dialog boxes in commandline and shell scripts.


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      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.
    2. 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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    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).


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      wxWidgets is an excellent framework that enables the creation of multi-platform applications with and without a graphical user interface.
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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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      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.

    5. A bunch of command line tools for Windows for tasks ranging from encryption to simulating key presses and mouse clicks. Each tool is its own .exe file.
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      display dialog boxes from shell scripts. Curses based. Works in console mode.
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