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A short tutorial on linux dialog utility

Dec 31, 2009, 14:47 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jadu Saikia for this link. ]

"'dialog' is a utility for building console-based 'front ends' in UNIX like operating systems. In this brief tutorial I am mentioning the usage of few important basic controls available with this 'dialog' utility and later I have created a very simple front end application in UNIX bash scripting using dialog.

"To install 'dialog' on your ubuntu:

$ apt-get install dialog

"Box options available with dialog: (Do a 'man' of dialog to know the usage of each control box)

--calendar
--checklist
--dselect
--editbox
--form
--fselect"

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