Adding a Simple GUI to Linux shell scripts with kdialog
Nov 30, 2016, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Shell scripts are incredibly useful things. They allow you to do something as basic as creating an easy command to replace a more difficult one with lots of flags, to batching up many complex commands to run from a cron job. They're great because you can quickly fire them off in your favorite terminal, but in some cases they require you to remember specific combinations of flags or options. If you find yourself in this situation, you can add some simple GUI dialogs to help you speed your way through the task at hand.