Create a select menu with smenu

Conclusions

Setting up a custom selection menu with shell functions is quite a lot of work. Smenu provides a practical alternative. Using the flexible tool, you can quickly and easily bring up a selection menu on the screen, with relatively simple syntax and with the use of very little code. Many options allow for a versatile design.

The Author

Harald Zisler has worked with Linux and FreeBSD for many years. He writes magazine articles and books on the topics of technology and computing. The fourth edition of his book Computer-Netzwerke was recently released by Rheinwerk Publishing.

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