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Old 11-15-2013, 11:09 AM   #1
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MATE alternative to zenity?

I've installed MATE 1.6 on my debian wheezy.

I've removed the gnome packages, so now I don't have zenity.

Is there an alternative which runs under MATE?

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Hello. Perhaps Whiptail, Dialog, Wenity or Yad, are you tight on space unless Zenity only works in Gnome? You can leave Gnome or at lest parts installed making Mate default.

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A quich check shows zenity (and yad) sitting happily in /usr/bin on my Lubuntu 13.10 partition. Perhaps
sudo apt-get install zenity
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As explained on MATE forums the application in MATE that does what Zenity does in Gnome is Mate dialogs.

Realistically speaking as soon as you installed mate-core you will have installed mate-dialogs. You have shown in your thread on MATE forums that mate-dialogs is installed on your system I also see you have started a new thread on MATE forums about getting it to autostart.


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