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Re: [SLUG] menu script
- To: Alister Waller <alister@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] menu script
- From: Ken Yap <ken@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Sep 13 10:58:01 2000
- Cc: Sydney Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Reply-to: ken@xxxxxxxxxx (Ken Yap)
>I need to do up a small shell script to give users a few choices when
>they log in to the Linux server. I could spend all day writing one myself
>(very very rusty on scripting) or why reinvent the wheel. Anyone out
>there got a script they can send me that I can adapt??
Have a look at the dialog program, it allows you to create very nice
looking text mode UI dialogs. The installer on many distros use this.
dialog --inputbox 'Enter some text' 20 40