A complete zenity dialog examples 2

April 22nd, 2007 mysurface

This is a continues post of A complete zenity dialog examples 1, in this post we will covers zenity dialog for progress, question, warning, scale, text info and list. How to create zenity progress dialog? Progress dialog is to track a progression of a routine, it can be anything, let say I want store the [...]

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A complete zenity dialog examples 1

April 22nd, 2007 mysurface

Zenity is a tool that help you to create a common functional GTK+ dialogs. It have various dialogs that each of them have different ways of presenting data and acquire data from user input. We have introduce how to make use of GUI dialog box in Using GUI dialog box, where we give an example [...]

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how to take a screenshot?

February 3rd, 2007 mysurface

Taking a screenshot of your desktop is always not a difficult task. Almost all linux distro comes with key binding on print screen button on your keyboard. For the case of gnome when you hit the print screen button, gnome will load up gnome-panel-screenshot (gnome-screenshot), display a small screen preview and ask for a filename [...]

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wmctrl, a handy tool for you to manipulate windows

December 13th, 2006 mysurface

Every piece of GUI programs is frame in a windows, windows have various behavior, either shading, sticky, minimized, maximized, icontify, active, inactive or open at different workspace, and properties such as windows size, title etc. With wmctrl, we can manipulate our windows and do something useful or fun trick. A friend of mine throw me [...]

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using GUI dialog box

October 6th, 2006 mysurface

Every GUI program has its command line, even dialog boxes too. zenity for gnome, kdialog for KDE, xmessage for other windows managers, etc. In this example I am going to show you examples of xmessage and zenity. xmessage is a very simple dialog box which uses by fluxbox, it allows you to define your text [...]

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