ShellCheck VS proot

Compare ShellCheck vs proot and see what are their differences.


ShellCheck, a static analysis tool for shell scripts (by koalaman)


An chroot-like implementation using ptrace. (by termux)
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ShellCheck proot
457 68
32,187 573
- 5.8%
7.7 0.0
7 days ago 18 days ago
Haskell C
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of ShellCheck. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-05-21.


Posts with mentions or reviews of proot. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-04-29.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing ShellCheck and proot you can also consider the following projects:

proot-distro - An utility for managing installations of the Linux distributions in Termux.

bash-language-server - A language server for Bash

shfmt - Dockernized shfmt. This formats shell script.

PowerShell - PowerShell for every system!

ubuntu-in-termux - This is a script by which you can install Ubuntu in your termux application without a rooted device

shellharden - The corrective bash syntax highlighter

efm-langserver - General purpose Language Server

termux-wayland - Not released and unmaintained Termux X11 add-on application.

neomake - Asynchronous linting and make framework for Neovim/Vim

termux-packages - A package build system for Termux.

termux-fedora - A script to install a Fedora chroot into Termux

sh - A shell parser, formatter, and interpreter with bash support; includes shfmt