C Command-line

Open-source C projects categorized as Command-line

Top 23 C Command-line Projects

  • nnn

    n³ The unorthodox terminal file manager

  • Project mention: Directory navigation on Helix | /r/HelixEditor | 2023-12-06

    If you want a file full browser experience choose nnn: https://github.com/jarun/nnn . If you have a desktop file for Helix you can use the Gnome Files program to make all your programming language files open in Helix.

  • GoAccess

    GoAccess is a real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer that runs in a terminal in *nix systems or through your browser.

  • Project mention: You don't need analytics on your blog | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-12-24

    If one wants server-side metrics with a little more info than the author's "hacky little script", there's always goaccess [1], which functions in broadly the same way. I even use it with Firebase Hosting-hosted sites via [2] (which I wrote).

    [1] http://goaccess.io/

    [2] https://github.com/Silicon-Ally/gcp-clf

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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  • mdp

    A command-line based markdown presentation tool.

  • smenu

    smenu started as a lightweight and flexible terminal menu generator, but quickly evolved into a powerful and versatile CLI selection tool for interactive or scripting use.

  • Project mention: Lineselect 0.1.6 | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-02-04

    You can also use smenu (https://github.com/p-gen/smenu) to make these and many other selections.

  • fastfetch

    Like neofetch, but much faster because written mostly in C.

  • Project mention: As An Arch User, I find this incredibly True. | /r/linuxmemes | 2023-12-09

    Edit: https://github.com/fastfetch-cli/fastfetch

  • tio

    A serial device I/O tool

  • Project mention: IT Pro Tuesday #276 - Cert Automation, Packet Analysis, Vim Cheatsheet & More | /r/ITProTuesday | 2023-11-08

    Tio is a user-friendly CLI tool for straightforward serial device management. Allows you to connect to serial TTY devices and perform basic input/output operations through a configuration file or via direct commands. bh0 adds, "I use tio for serial/console on my Mac. Tio is awesome."

  • clifm

    The shell-like, command line terminal file manager: simple, fast, extensible, and lightweight as hell.

  • Project mention: Finally! Clifm has been ported to Solaris! | /r/solaris | 2023-09-13
  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

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  • yori

    Yori is a CMD replacement shell that supports backquotes, job control, and improves tab completion, file matching, aliases, command history, and more.

  • bfs

    A breadth-first version of the UNIX find command

  • Project mention: bfs: A breadth-first version of the UNIX find command | /r/commandline | 2023-07-23
  • bcal

    :1234: Bits, bytes and address calculator

  • dateutils

    nifty command line date and time utilities; fast date calculations and conversion in the shell

  • Project mention: 🗓 date-operations: A package for common date operations [Package on PyPy] | /r/Python | 2023-05-17

    You might be interested in this: https://github.com/hroptatyr/dateutils

  • 2048.c

    Console version of the game "2048" for GNU/Linux

  • gcc_termux

    Gcc for termux with fortran scipy etc... Use apt for newest updates instructions in README.txt

  • Project mention: Local LLaMa on Android phone | /r/LocalLLaMA | 2023-07-06

    I'm attempting this on a Pixel 3. I'm going to try the instructions in the gcc-termux README.md

  • csvquote

    Enables common unix utlities like cut, awk, wc, head to work correctly with csv data containing delimiters and newlines

  • Project mention: csvquote – smart and simple CSV processing on the command line | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-07-01
  • bacnet-stack

    BACnet Protocol Stack library provides a BACnet application layer, network layer and media access (MAC) layer communications services.

  • pqiv

    Powerful image viewer with minimal UI

  • mandown

    man-page inspired Markdown viewer

  • embedded-cli

    Single-header CLI with history and autocompletion for embedded systems (like Arduino or STM32) (by funbiscuit)

  • ictree

    Like tree but interactive

  • cargs

    A lightweight cross-platform getopt alternative that is tested on Linux, Windows, FreeBSD and macOS. Command line argument parser library for C/C++. Can be used to parse argv and argc parameters.

  • embedded-cli

    A simple command-line interface for use in embedded systems.

  • zcfan

    A zero-configuration fan daemon for ThinkPads.

  • PBD

    🖨️🐞 Printf Based Debugger, a user-friendly C debugger

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2024-02-04.

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What are some of the best open-source Command-line projects in C? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 nnn 18,136
2 GoAccess 17,467
3 mdp 4,875
4 smenu 2,329
5 fastfetch 2,105
6 tio 1,706
7 clifm 1,239
8 yori 1,199
9 bfs 942
10 bcal 618
11 dateutils 591
12 2048.c 572
13 gcc_termux 448
14 csvquote 442
15 bacnet-stack 337
16 pqiv 280
17 mandown 239
18 embedded-cli 183
19 ictree 142
20 cargs 135
21 embedded-cli 101
22 zcfan 70
23 PBD 62

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