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Old 05-24-2012, 11:42 PM   #1
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Run GTK UI UDEV


I can run a bash script no problem with udev, but how do I run a GTK UI? I tried the PROGRAM+="/path/to/prog/" and nothing.

I tried calling the program from within a script, still no luck.

So, does anyone know how to do this?
 
Old 05-24-2012, 11:44 PM   #2
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Please don't double post. I've reported this thread as a duplicate of this one.
 
Old 05-25-2012, 12:05 AM   #3
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Dude relax, it was an accident. My computer's connection was hanging on load. So, I stopped it, and refreshed. Then clicked post again and it apparently double posted. It's not the end of the world.

Thanks for the help though.

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Old 05-25-2012, 01:03 AM   #4
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Anyhow, here is what I have so far:
Code:
#!/bin/bash
echo "HELLO WORLD" > /home/amboxer/Desktop/hello.txt; 
export DISPLAY=:0.0 
#su amboxer21 -c 'xhost local:amboxer21; 
#PASSWORD=$(zenity --title='Password' --password | sudo -S /home/amboxer21/Documents/warning)
PASSWORD=$(zenity --title='Password' --password)

echo $PASSWORD

if [ $PASSWORD == "password" ]; then
mount /media/Lexar;

        else 
        umount -l /media/Lexar;
fi
I am able to run a C or gtk program with:
Code:
sudo -S /home/annonymous/Documents/warning

I Know that it is extremely sloppy at the moment but it will get fixed up as I go along. Thanks

BTW, Couldn't have done it without you @Nylex!

Last edited by amboxer21; 05-25-2012 at 01:18 AM.
 
Old 05-25-2012, 01:51 AM   #5
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Anyone, I have
Code:
#!/bin/bash
echo "HELLO WORLD" > /home/amboxer21/Desktop/hello.txt;
export DISPLAY=:0.0
#su amboxer21 -c 'xhost local:amboxer21;
#sudo -S /home/amboxer21/Documents/warning
PASSWORD=$(zenity --title='Password' --password)
echo $PASSWORD;

if [ $PASSWORD == "password" ]; then
sudo -S mount /media/Lexar;
exit 0;

        else
        PASSWORD=$(zenity --title='Password' --password)
        echo $PASSWORD;
fi
It will run properly at first. For example: If I plug in a usb device, a password prompt will pop up. If I enter the correct passwod the first time, it will mount the FS. If I enter the wrong password the first time, then the right password the second time, it will do nothing. How can I fix this?

I feel like I should have something in between my if and else!?
 
Old 05-25-2012, 02:28 AM   #6
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Im trying to run it through a loop
Code:
#!/bin/bash
echo "HELLO WORLD" > /home/amboxer21/Desktop/hello.txt;
export DISPLAY=:0.0
#su amboxer21 -c 'xhost local:amboxer21;
#sudo -S /home/amboxer21/Documents/warning
PASSWORD=$(zenity --title='Password' --password)
echo $PASSWORD;

while true; do

if [ $PASSWORD == "password" ]; then
su -S mount /media/Lexar;
exit 0;

        else
        PASSWORD=$(zenity --title='Password' --password)
        echo $PASSWORD;
fi

done
will infinitely run if password is wrong. If password is right, it exits and does not mount. Unless I type the correct password on the first try.

Last edited by amboxer21; 05-25-2012 at 03:18 AM.
 
Old 05-27-2012, 09:24 AM   #7
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What you are attempting to do is a poor idea, since udev rules are invoked early in the boot process. At boot time, there is probably no X server running to support your GUI. You could possibly run the GUI on another X server (i.e. on a different host), but there is no guarantee that that server would be available, and it isn't even a sure thing that the network will be alive when some udev rules are invoked.
--- rod.
 
Old 05-27-2012, 09:49 AM   #8
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Yeah, I ran into way too many problems!! More of a headache than it was worth!
 
  


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