GUIquotes download

Current version 1.1

Included are these quote files:

  1. default.txt - some assorted quotes I have collected
  2. doctorwho.txt - quotes from the classic Doctor Who TV show
  3. holygrail.txt - quotes from the Monty Python and the Holy Grail movie
  4. startrek.txt - quotes from the classic Star Trek TV show
  5. starwars.txt - quotes from the original Star Wars movie
  6. xfiles.txt - quotes from The X-Files TV show


See the FAQ for how to check the Java version.

Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10

  • Java runtime 1.5.0 or later


  • Sun/Oracle Java runtime 1.5.0 or later, or OpenJDK Java
  • X Windows system (typically provided by desktops like KDE, GNOME, Xfwm, Xfce, etc.)


  • Java runtime 1.5.0 or later


GUIquotes is a portable application and does not have an installation program. To install:

Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10

  1. Unzip the downloaded zip file
  2. Move the quotes_program folder to your documents folder or it can be placed on a drive such as c:\utilities\quotes_program or c:\quotes_program
  3. To run program double click GUIquotes.exe
  4. Optionally right click on GUIquotes.exe, select Create Shortcut, and drag this shortcut to your desktop


  1. Unzip the downloaded zip file
  2. Move the quotes_program directory to a directory in your /home path
  3. Make executable (With a file manager/browser right click, select properties and under permissions make the file executable)
  4. To run program double click


  1. Unzip the downloaded zip file
  2. Move the quotes_program folder to one of your folders
  3. Presently to run the program use the run manually method


Upgrading is the same for all operating systems. This procedure is only needed if you want to retain your settings or keep quote files you have added. To upgrade:

  1. Rename quotes_program to quotes_program-old
  2. Unzip the new program version zip file
  3. Move the settings.ini file from quotes_program-old to quotes_program
  4. Move any quote files you have added from from quotes_program-old/quotes to quotes_program/quotes
  5. After verifying the new program version is working quotes_program-old can be deleted


To uninstall simply delete quotes_program. If the program was added to the start menu or startup files this will need to be removed. See this FAQ entry for details.


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