|Summary:||zenity lacks the --html option, probably needs to compile zenity with WebKit.|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||sudodus <nio.wiklund>|
|Component:||zenity||Assignee:||Matthias Clasen <mclasen>|
|Status:||CLOSED EOL||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2015-06-29 22:32:45 UTC||Type:||Bug|
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Description sudodus 2014-09-15 13:32:37 UTC
Description of problem: zenity lacks the --html option, probably needs to compile zenity with WebKit. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): zenity 3.8.0 How reproducible: always Steps to Reproduce: 1.Try this command from a terminal window echo "hello world" | zenity --text-info --html --filename=/dev/stdin 2. It fails with the following message: This option is not available. Please see --help for all possible usages. 3. But without the option --html it works (displays a window with 'hello world') Actual Results: zenity fails in opensuse and fedora, but works in several other distros. Expected Results: success, so that html formatting can be used with zenity --text-info Additional info: --html option uses WebKit to render. Probably zenity wasn't compiled with WebKit, so the option doesn't exist. Please try to solve the problem by compiling zenity with WebKit! ----- I had the following mail conversation with a developer/maintainer of zenity, Arx Cruz: Hello --html option uses WebKit to render. Probably zenity wasn't compiled with WebKit, so the option doesn't exist. You need to open a bug against the distro to compile zenity with WebKit. Kind regards Arx Cruz On Monday, September 15, 2014, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund> wrote: Hi Arx Cruz, *Background* I found your name at https://wiki.gnome.org when looking for information about the --html option in zenity --text-info I use zenity in 'mkusb' version 9 described at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/mkusb This command (in a bash script) was developed in Ubuntu and works in several distros, for example Debian, Knoppix and Mageia Gnome: in the mkusb script: (echo "$htmlbody") | zenity --text-info --html --filename=/dev/stdin \ --height=$(($hadd+120)) --title "" --timeout 2 2>> "$errout" for testing from a command line: echo "hello world" | zenity --text-info --html --filename=/dev/stdin But in Fedora and openSUSE, it fails. It seems to me, that the --html option is missing. I use the --html option to enable colours, text control and graphics. 1. Red background for a final warning before flashing an iso to a device 2. For better control of the text 3. For graphics - the mkusb logo icon and an arrow *Question* Is it correct, that the --html option is missing? Or is it something else that makes it fail? *Details* Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS uses zenity version 3.4.0 Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS uses zenity version 3.8.0 Knoppix 7.4 (the current version) uses zenity version 3.12 and they all work. ----- Fedora 20-GNOME uses zenity version 3.8.0 Fedora-Live-Desktop-x86_64-20-1.iso and fails with the following message: This option is not available. Please see --help for all possible usages. It works without the --html option ----- Best regards Nio
Comment 1 sudodus 2014-09-15 16:29:59 UTC
I downloaded and tested the 32-bit KDE version Fedora-Live-KDE-i686-20-1.iso and it suffers from the same problem with zenity concerning the option --html, all architechtures, or at least the two most important ones are affected by this but.
Comment 2 sudodus 2014-09-15 16:31:46 UTC
Correcting a typing error in the last word of the previous comment: but --> bug.
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