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How to force dialog windows to be displayed in front?

When I open a zenity dialog window with bash, the window is always displayed in the background rather than in front of the terminal window. For example zenity --info --title='Just a title' --text='...
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prevent zenity from stealing focus

I'm running ubuntu trusty tahr I use zenity a lot but I'm trying to prevent it from stealing focus, so that I can close it from the command line. There are lots of old threads about this, all ...
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Display scp progress in zenity window

I would like to graphically display the scp transfer progress of several files from a remote server to the local machine. I thought using Zenity for example. Browsing the net I found the command pv ...
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Mint linut: shutdown script using zenity not working

I wrote a simple script which runs when I'm shutting down my computer. I placed the script under /etc/init.d/ directory and link it back to /etc/rc0.d/. The link is soft link and its name is ...
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Switch from KDialog to Zenity

I'm using KDE 4.8.4. Is it possible to cease to use KDialog in KDE and switch to Zenity permanently? KDialog is driving me crazy. It always freezes everywhere at save and open dialogs, in Google ...
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Can UDEV somehow trigger zenity for a logged in user in a session?

I would like a zenity dialog popup to ask me if I would like to run a backup, when I attached a specific external drive. Unfortunately, I am having trouble with the UDEV rule syntax. I've got this ...
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Is there a way to make a zenity dialog modal?

How can I make them modal? With modal I mean: The dialog should block the desktop so the user has only two options: Either cancel the dialog or enter text into it. (I want this basically because new ...
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Getting zenity and at to work properly

I'm trying to use zenity and at to make a little reminder script. The problem is that while zenity --info works fine from bash (or sh), running echo "zenity --info" | at now + 1 min does nothing. ...
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Is there a GUI, portable, small tool for Windows that asks to select a folder or a file and then writes it to stdout?

At work we constantly write CMD batch scripts that will take one, two, or three folders as parameters. As sometimes the end users would be interested in using those scripts, and as is it long, boring,...