GUI to ping using Zenity


Zenity is a tool that allows you to display Gtk+ dialog boxes from the command line and through shell scripts. It is similar to gdialog, but is intended to be saner. It comes from the same family as dialog, Xdialog, and cdialog, but it surpasses those projects by having a cooler name


Using the same a small utility is been designed for pinging different hosts.


Howto :

Step 1 : Download the source

Step 2 : Change mode to execution

Step 3 : Run : ./source_gui



Zen Understanding - This is zenity - a rewrite of gdialog, the GNOME port of dialog which allows you to display dialog boxes from the commandline and shell scripts. If you understand, things are just as they are. If you don't understand, things are just as they are. This software is licensed under the LGPL.

Zen Requirements - scrollkeeper and intltool. gtk+-2.0, libglade-2.0, and libgnomecanvas-2.0.

Download from : Zenity

Then as root , tar xzf zenity-2.20.1 ; cd zenity-2.20.1 ; ./configure ; make ; make install

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