KDialog can be used to show nice dialog boxes from shell scripts
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kdialog allows you to display dialog boxes from shell scripts.
The syntax is very much inspired from the "dialog" command
(which shows text mode dialogs).

However the width and height attributes have been removed for
most dialogs - Qt/KDE have layouts ;)

A tutorial on using kdialog is available at
If you change or add any functionality, please contact Brad
Hards <bradh@frogmouth.net> to ensure it is reflected in the

Current maintainer: David Faure <faure@kde.org>