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xorriso-tcltk (1)


xorriso-tcltk - Educational GUI frontend for xorriso


xorriso-tcltk [ options ]


XORRISO-TCLTK(1)            General Commands Manual           XORRISO-TCLTK(1)

       xorriso-tcltk -  Educational GUI frontend for xorriso

       xorriso-tcltk [ options ]

       xorriso-tcltk  demonstrates  xorriso  use  cases by a collection of GUI

       It creates a window with buttons, editable text fields, and list boxes.
       For exploration simply start xorriso-tcltk without any options.

       Click  on  the "Help" button at the upper right edge to get an overview
       help text in a separate window. It explains the three main parts of the
       GUI window and it gives examples for a few main use cases of xorriso.

       Click  by  the  rightmost mouse button on any button, list box, or text
       field, to get a specific help text in another window.

       xorriso is a program which copies file  objects  from  POSIX  compliant
       filesystems  into Rock Ridge enhanced ISO 9660 filesystems and performs
       session-wise  manipulation  of  such  filesystems.  It  can  load   the
       management information of existing ISO images and it writes the session
       results to optical media or to filesystem objects.
       Vice versa xorriso is able  to  copy  file  objects  out  of  ISO  9660

       Normally,  no  program  options  are  needed  when  xorriso-tcltk  gets
       started.  Some  of  the  options  are  for  demonstration  of   program
       development.   This  man  page  lists  only  those options which may be
       helpful for end users.

       --help Print a help text with the complete list of  start  options  and

              Do  not  allow  extraction  of files from ISO filesystem to hard
              disk. This is not revokable during the program run.

       --geometry {+|-}X{+|-}Y
              Set the position of the main window on the screen.  +0X  is  the
              left  edge, -0X is the right edge, +0Y is the upper edge, -0Y is
              the lower edge.

              Chooses that input fields and list boxes get the keyboard  focus
              only when being clicked by the mouse. This is the default.

              Chooses that the keyboard focus is where the mouse pointer is.

       Just  run  xorriso-tcltk  in  a  shell  terminal  without  any  further

   Startup files:
       When starting xorriso, its normal startup files get read and their text
       lines  get  executed  as commands. See section FILES in the man page of
       xorriso or chapter Files in the info document of xorriso.

       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |Availability   | media/xorriso    |
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |


       To report bugs, request help, or suggest enhancements  for  xorriso  or
       xorriso-tcltk,   please   send  electronic  mail  to  the  public  list
       <bug-xorriso@gnu.org>.   If  more   privacy   is   desired,   mail   to
       Please  describe  what  you  expect  the  program  to  do,  the program
       arguments, GUI components, or dialog commands by  which  you  tried  to
       achieve  it,  the  messages  of xorriso, and the undesirable outcome of
       your program run.
       Expect to get asked more questions before solutions can be proposed.

       Thomas Schmitt <scdbackup@gmx.net>
       for libburnia-project.org

       Copyright (c) 2011 - 2021 Thomas Schmitt
       Permission is granted to distribute this text freely. It shall only  be
       modified  in  sync  with the technical properties of xorriso-tcltk.  If
       you  make  use  of  the  license  to  derive   modified   versions   of
       xorriso-tcltk then you are entitled to modify this text under that same

       xorriso is in part  based  on  work  by  Vreixo  Formoso  who  provides
       libisofs  together  with Mario Danic who also leads the libburnia team.
       Thanks to Andy Polyakov who invented emulated growing, to Derek Foreman
       and Ben Jansens who once founded libburn.
       Compliments  towards  Joerg  Schilling whose cdrtools served me for ten

       Source code for open source software components in Oracle  Solaris  can
       be found at https://www.oracle.com/downloads/opensource/solaris-source-

       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source                was                downloaded                from

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.gnu.org/software/xorriso.

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