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Zenity is a bit too limited for my use cases. What are the alternatives? Must be inside package sources. Must be useable from within bash 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.

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It's not in ubuntu package sources. –  James Mitch Feb 11 '13 at 4:33
    
As James says it's not in the package sources but it is available using PPA. I came across this question but had to look elsewhere to find out about yad, so to save anyone else the bother: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/y-ppa-manager sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install yad There are examples here: <code.google.com/p/yad/wiki/Examples>; –  Scooby-2 Apr 7 '13 at 17:14
    
Link here: link –  Scooby-2 Apr 7 '13 at 17:21

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