Open a file in a GTK+ dialog window

zenity --title passwd --width 800 --height 600 --text-info --filename /etc/passwd
I use zenity because it's a rewrite of gdialog and also replaces gmessage and has more useful options. Using --text-info allows you to select and copy the text to your clipboard. To see a file in a list dialog: cat /etc/passwd | zenity --width 800 --height 600 --list --column Entries If you don't have zenity, you'll have to download it via apt-get install zenity, etc.

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By: rkulla
2010-04-16 04:20:52

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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