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A dialog box displays user-friendly boxes from shell scripts. I'm looking for the dialog box used in the Ubuntu Server 13.04 installer. I know a couple of alternatives but they don't fit what I need. Any ideas?

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I'd guess it's part of the Debian installer. If I were you, I'd check it out (via Subversion, ugh) according to, then poke around and see if you stumble onto it. – offby1 Jun 18 '13 at 17:20

Do you mean what's drawing the boxes? That should be Dialog

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Actually I found the exact package used in the Ubuntu Installer. It's called Whiptail

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