dcsimg

script Tag Index

Use Zenity to GUI-Up Scripts

Not everyone is comfortable with a command-line interface. If you're writing scripts for users who prefer to work from a GUI, check out Zenity, a GNOME utility that provides simple GUI dialogs from a shell script.
Tags: command line, open source software, open source tool, GUI, script

Shell Scripts and Here Documents

Tip of the Trade: A here document, or heredoc, is one way to get text input into a script without feeding it from a separate file. If the data or script is complicated, however, keeping the two separate is generally a better idea.
Tags: open source, PHP, Linux, programming, script