Zenity-3.42.1

Introduction to Zenity

Zenity is a rewrite of gdialog, the GNOME port of dialog which allows you to display GTK+ dialog boxes from the command line and shell scripts.

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Package Information

Zenity Dependencies

Required

GTK+-3.24.34 and itstool-2.0.7

Recommended

Optional

WebKitGTK-2.36.2

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/zenity

Installation of Zenity

Install Zenity by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd build    &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release -Dlibnotify=true .. &&
ninja

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Contents

Installed Programs: gdialog and zenity
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/share/help/*/zenity and /usr/share/zenity

Short Descriptions

gdialog

is a Perl wrapper script which can be used with legacy scripts

zenity

is a program that will display GTK+ dialogs, and return the user's input