The Dotfile Generator

The Dotfile Generator is a useful tool to help in configuring programs by using X11 widgets to make option choices.
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Additional information as well as information on work currently in progress can be found on, the home page of TDG.

I have just finished a module for procmail, a mail filter for sorting your incoming e-mail.

John D. Hardin ( is working on a module for configuring the firewalling and IP Masquerading setup for stand-alone systems connected to the Internet via dial up. He may expand it to more general firewalling in the future.

If you have the time, I would like to encourage you to develop a module for your favorite program. On the home page of TDG there is a link to a document that describes how to create a module for TDG. Send me e-mail at, and I will be happy to help you get started.

Jesper Pedersen lives in Odense, Denmark, where he has studied computer science at Odense University since 1990. He is a system manager at the university and also teaches computer science. In his spare time, he does Jiu-Jitsu, listens to music, drinks beer and has fun with his girlfriend. He loves pets, and has a 200 litre aquarium and two very cute rabbits. His home page can be found at, and he can be reached via e-mail at