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)
Our great sponsors
  • Scout APM - Less time debugging, more time building
  • OPS - Build and Run Open Source Unikernels
  • SonarQube - Static code analysis for 29 languages.
ShellCheck proot
210 40
27,552 366
- 3.3%
8.5 6.1
13 days ago 16 days ago
Haskell C
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


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 2022-01-22.


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 2022-01-12.

What are some alternatives?

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

bash-language-server - A language server for Bash

termux-packages - A build system and primary set of packages for Termux.

efm-langserver - General purpose Language Server

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

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

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

ohmyzsh - 🙃 A delightful community-driven (with 2,000+ contributors) framework for managing your zsh configuration. Includes 300+ optional plugins (rails, git, macOS, hub, docker, homebrew, node, php, python, etc), 140+ themes to spice up your morning, and an auto-update tool so that makes it easy to keep up with the latest updates from the community.

neomake - Asynchronous linting and make framework for Neovim/Vim

PowerShell - PowerShell for every system!

termux-app - Termux - a terminal emulator application for Android OS extendible by variety of packages.

babashka - Native, fast starting Clojure interpreter for scripting

stan - 🕵️ Haskell STatic ANalyser