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Old 10-14-2005, 04:19 PM   #1
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General Gui question

in linux i notice how the packages kinda automatically self install into specific directories, but any who in konsole is there a general parameter or extention you have to add to the program string you're typing out to get the GUI portion of the program to run? (if program has a gui portion) or is it different with each program?
Old 10-14-2005, 04:29 PM   #2
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It depends on the program.

For example, emacs will open a window if the X server is available. Typing "emacs" at the console will open the window.

Other programs, like nmap, have a completely separate program for the GUI. Specifically, nmapfe is the GUI interface for nmap. You have to run "nmapfe" from the console to get the GUI.

It varies for each program.


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