I often come across useful little tools where I think, I should try them later.
But this "later" never happens…
This should become a place where I collect these tools with reasons why I should
really try them.
- Liquid Prompt --- a useful adaptive prompt for Bash & zsh
- Liquid Prompt for FiSh --- Pull request for liquidprompt with support for FiSh
- angel-PS1 --- The Angel's Prompt, inspired by liquidprompt, compatible with bash, zsh, mksh, dash, ksh93, tchs and fish
- powerline-shell --- a beautiful and useful prompt for your shell (bash, zsh, fish)
- powerline --- statusline plugin for vim, zsh, bash, tmux, IPython, Awesome, i3 and Qtile
- transfer.sh --- web service to easily share files from the CLI using curl
- maybe --- runs a command and shows what changes it would make to the filesystem while preventing those changes
- betty --- friendly English-like interface for your command line, e.g.
betty find me all files that contain california
- httpie --- a CLI, cURL-like tool for humans, can pretty-print JSON answers from web services and much more
- grc --- generic colouriser, can colour output from various tools, like ping, netstat, ps, tail, etc.
- brotli --- compression format
- Open Location Code --- compact way of specifying coordinates, supported by Google Maps
- The Fuck --- if you had a typo in your command, just type
fuck and it'll do its best to come up with the correct command.
- fu --- a simple CLI utility for querying commandlinefu.com
- bro --- a simple CLI utility for querying bropages.org
- devtodo2 --- command-line task management utility
- Nerd Fonts --- all-in-one fonts (containing Powerline, Font Awesome, etc.)
Cool tools I already use
- aria2 --- multi-protocol, cross-platform download tool
- fish-shell --- friendly interactive shell
- glances --- An eye on your system, htop+df+iotop+iftop and more
- Guake --- drop-down terminal for Gnome
- Fira Code --- development font with awesome ligatures for pretty code