Use firefox as user-interface for shell script?
In Windows, I was able to use IE as a user interface because I could code a WSF (Windows equivalent to shell script) to respond to events in IE.
Now that I've moved to Linux/Firefox, I'd like to use Firefox in a similar way.
Specifically, I would like to write a bash script to run lsdvd with XML output, use XSL to transform the XML for Firefox, then take an action (encode a selected track on the DVD) based on the user's selection. I would be happy if I could make Firefox write something somewhere that the script could read, but I suspect that security measures would prevent that.
I think this is possible because I saw this done somewhere in a configuration program. I have more experience now and could figure it out from the example, but I can't remember where I saw it.
Does anyone have any suggestions?