C Shell

Open-source C projects categorized as Shell

Top 23 C Shell Projects

  • Git

    Git Source Code Mirror - This is a publish-only repository but pull requests can be turned into patches to the mailing list via GitGitGadget (https://gitgitgadget.github.io/). Please follow Documentation/SubmittingPatches procedure for any of your improvements.

    Project mention: Git e traduzioni | reddit.com/r/ItalyInformatica | 2023-03-27
  • WindTerm

    A professional cross-platform SSH/Sftp/Shell/Telnet/Serial terminal.

    Project mention: Running WSL vs Running Linux | reddit.com/r/linux | 2023-01-07

    WindTerm is pretty nice, open source, and cross platform - however, development on it looks to have definitely slowed down.

  • SonarLint

    Clean code begins in your IDE with SonarLint. Up your coding game and discover issues early. SonarLint is a free plugin that helps you find & fix bugs and security issues from the moment you start writing code. Install from your favorite IDE marketplace today.

  • 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: So you've installed `fzf`. Now what? | reddit.com/r/commandline | 2023-03-21

    Here are the bindings for smenu-history, I found somewhere at the site:

  • shc

    Shell script compiler

    Project mention: Is it irrational to be scared of VisionFive from a security perspective? | reddit.com/r/RISCV | 2023-03-08

    It's already known that 'create_sbl' is just an 'encrypted' shell script, processed by shc (or some variant), and it mostly just calls create_hdr and dd to assemble a payload file.

  • lsh

    Simple shell implementation. Tutorial here -> (by brenns10)

  • ngs

    Next Generation Shell (NGS)

    Project mention: Next Generation Shell | reddit.com/r/showMyProject | 2023-03-28

    Project: https://github.com/ngs-lang/ngs

  • catimg

    🦦 Insanely fast image printing in your terminal

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • yori

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

    Project mention: Name the tools you can't live without! | reddit.com/r/sysadmin | 2023-02-15


  • clifm

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

    Project mention: The Command Line File Manager 1.11 (Cobb) is out! | reddit.com/r/commandline | 2023-03-25
  • ptSh

    Visually customizable shell utils

  • mrsh

    A minimal POSIX shell

    Project mention: Writing a shell | reddit.com/r/linux | 2022-08-18

    If you want to get to a working shell a bit faster, there are shell libraries you can use.

  • ast

    AST - AT&T Software Technology

  • tevr-asr-tool

    State-of-the-art (ranked #1 Aug 2022) German Speech Recognition in 284 lines of C++. This is a 100% private 100% offline 100% free CLI tool.

    Project mention: Ask HN: Why is pay so much higher in the US? (or is it?) | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-09-12

    Do some cool open source stuff. Since August 9th, I received about 50 job offers mentioning this repo: https://github.com/DeutscheKI/tevr-asr-tool Most of them were senior engineer or AI researcher, with a few CTO / co-founder offers sprinkled in. I'm not in the market and this was a bit unexpected to me, but those emails sounded like they would pay well. And most was remote for US companies.

  • oksh

    Portable OpenBSD ksh, based on the Public Domain Korn Shell (pdksh).

    Project mention: CVE-2022-45063: Xterm | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-11-10

    I don't know if this is helpful or just annoying unsolicited "advice"

    Anyway, for those of us who like openbsd ksh(all two of us) which is derived from pdksh. there is the project oksh.


  • DreamShell

    Operating system for the Sega Dreamcast

    Project mention: Someone got the link to the latest version of Iso Loader for dreamshell? | reddit.com/r/dreamcast | 2023-03-25

    The latest version can be found on the DC-SWAT forum, though https://github.com/DC-SWAT/DreamShell/releases is also regularly updated (last release was yesterday).

  • yash

    Yet another shell (mirror of https://svn.osdn.net/svnroot/yash/)

    Project mention: New Names / Renaming for Oil? | reddit.com/r/oilshell | 2022-08-29
  • Narthex

    Modular personalized dictionary generator.

  • microshell

    MicroShell is a lightweight pure C implementation of shell emulator dedicated for embedded bare-metal systems.

    Project mention: Anyone have a shell / device hosted CLI they like? | reddit.com/r/embedded | 2022-10-05
  • ksh

    ksh 93u+m: KornShell lives! | Latest release: https://github.com/ksh93/ksh/releases

    Project mention: Implementing a simple shell in C | reddit.com/r/programminghorror | 2023-03-11

    You can take a look at the ksh source: https://github.com/ksh93/ksh or one of the other shells. They are probably more complicated than you want.

  • doom-ascii

    DooM in the terminal!

    Project mention: By what year do you think DOOM 2016 will be able to run on mobile? | reddit.com/r/Doom | 2023-02-16
  • Speculid

    Easily Manage Graphics in Xcode Projects

  • WSAAcceptBackdoor

    Winsock accept() Backdoor Implant.

  • loksh

    A Linux port of OpenBSD's ksh

    Project mention: The Joy of Small Projects | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-04-10
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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 2023-03-28.

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

Project Stars
1 Git 45,737
2 WindTerm 13,495
3 smenu 2,203
4 shc 1,631
5 lsh 1,271
6 ngs 1,208
7 catimg 1,183
8 yori 1,126
9 clifm 886
10 ptSh 527
11 mrsh 473
12 ast 469
13 tevr-asr-tool 385
14 oksh 285
15 DreamShell 280
16 yash 219
17 Narthex 172
18 microshell 120
19 ksh 118
20 doom-ascii 116
21 Speculid 115
22 WSAAcceptBackdoor 112
23 loksh 111
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