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Hi all! I want to write an application with an interface similar to those used in non-GUI linux installation programs. It is not really a pseudo-graphic. Does anybody knows an ...
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    Question how to add graphic to console application?


    Hi all!

    I want to write an application with an interface similar to those used in non-GUI linux installation programs. It is not really a pseudo-graphic. Does anybody knows an appropriate library?

    Thanks.

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    I think NCurses is what you're looking for, there's a nice tutorial for it at Writing Programs with NCURSES

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    As darkrose said, most console applications that need cursor-addressed display and input use curses/ncurses for that. For example, the Linux sound mixer tool, alsamixer uses ncurses to get a nice graphical-like UI on console displays.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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