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Linuxhelp _ Programming in Linux _ Simple X Application

Posted by: matt Aug 24 2006, 01:35 AM

Hey Guys.

Im pretty fluent with Visual Basic For windows for GUI apps But I need to make a simple app for X.
What I need is a app that runs on X with a few command buttons. When you press the
command buttons it runs a script like it would if typed in the shell. Basicly a Very Simple Control
panel for a Old system. something to have X start up when the system loads.


Posted by: g33k Aug 24 2006, 05:50 AM

I think you can use QT and KDevelop to write such an app..and GTK with Glade is the other option..

Posted by: michaelk Aug 24 2006, 12:27 PM

For a simple GUI application for running commands I would look into tcl/tk.

Posted by: matt Aug 30 2006, 11:43 PM

I looked into tcl/tk. It seems pretty simple for me starting. Anyone know a good site for a newbie to start with?

Posted by: michaelk Aug 31 2006, 06:24 AM

Posted by: DS2K3 Aug 31 2006, 03:19 PM

Perhaps belatedly, but I am fond of php-gtk... They're also pretty eassy to move from Linux to windows and vice versa. Unless you are already into PHP, it's probably best to pick up with a more mature GUI language though.

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