Re: [dev] slmenu - dmenu spinoff for the console

From: Pascal Wittmann <>
Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2011 21:54:08 +0200

On 08/31/2011 02:09 PM, Rafa Garcia Gallego wrote:
> Hi,
> I sometimes use sandy in a SSH session, so I wrote some code around
> dmenu to have it work in the console. The resulting program takes
> input from stdin, reopens the tty, prints the UI to stderr, gets your
> input (again from stdin) and prints the result to stdout, so it mostly
> works as a drop-in replacement for dmenu. Stuff I don't use such as
> the multiline menu and runtime selectable colors is not implemented.
> Should anyone be interested, the source is at
> I thought of either bundling it with sandy or providing it as a patch
> to dmenu, but this seemed cleaner.
> Cheers,
> Rafa.

Thanks! I have a lot of fun using it :)

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