PEAR_Frontend_Gtk2 is a PHP-Gtk2 based frontend for PEAR. It allows you to view, install and uninstall packages from different channels.

Since PEAR 1.4.6, you can start the program with pear -G if the package is installed.

The program requires the php-gtk extension that is not a PEAR/PECL package and can be obtained from

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User Notes:

Note by: shangxiao
PEAR_Frontend_GTK2 also requires php-gtk with the libglade extension enabled. Under Windows, if you've manually downloaded and installed php-gtk, you need to uncomment the the php-gtk.extensions setting in the supplied php-cli.ini.
Note by: ashnazg
If "pear -G" complains about not being able to find glade, you should be aware that the php-gtk dependency comes with its own php-cli.ini file, which is where you may need to uncomment the libglade.dll line,