Rust System tools

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Top 15 Rust System tool Projects

  • fd

    A simple, fast and user-friendly alternative to 'find'

    Project mention: What programming language would you suggest learning to someone who likes PowerShell? | | 2022-01-18

    fd awesome simple and fast file listings

  • exa

    A modern replacement for ‘ls’.

    Project mention: Rich is a Python library for rich text and beautiful formatting in the terminal | | 2022-01-15

    bat especially was a revelation. I don't think I'll ever use cat again if I can help it. I recently found exa[1] which was a bit too colorful for my taste but very nice too


  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • coreutils

    Cross-platform Rust rewrite of the GNU coreutils

    Project mention: Spice up your old #Linux commands | | 2022-01-11
  • tokei

    Count your code, quickly.

    Project mention: Rustifying my terminal | | 2022-01-11


  • fselect

    Find files with SQL-like queries

    Project mention: Fselect – a CLI tool to find files with “not quite SQL” query language | | 2021-12-31
  • skim

    Fuzzy Finder in rust!

    Project mention: fd 8.3.0 released | | 2021-11-26

    There's also skim! Which is an fzf-like implemented in rust. Last time I tested them it was about 10 times faster than fzf. That was a while ago though.

  • watchexec

    Executes commands in response to file modifications

    Project mention: Sync files all ways across several specific folders | | 2022-01-09
  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • cita

    A high performance blockchain kernel for enterprise users.

  • ion

    Mirror of (by redox-os)

    Project mention: Is it true that most web developers use Linux and that's what you use at your job as a web developer? | | 2021-05-22

    Fish is deliberately not POSIX compliant and it's much nicer to use. Redox is going for UNIX compliance overall, but is deliberately being even less POSIX like than fish in their ion shell.

  • snatch

    A simple, fast and interruptable download accelerator, written in Rust

  • fontfinder

    GTK application for browsing and installing fonts from Google's font archive

  • tv-renamer

    Mirror of

  • rrun

    minimalistic command launcher in rust

  • concurr

    Performs distributed command execution, written in Rust w/ Tokio

  • logram

    Utility that takes logs from anywhere and sends them to Telegram.

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 2022-01-18.

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What are some of the best open-source System tool projects in Rust? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 fd 20,303
2 exa 16,224
3 coreutils 9,739
4 tokei 6,097
5 fselect 3,135
6 skim 3,040
7 watchexec 2,694
8 cita 1,239
9 ion 1,223
10 snatch 631
11 fontfinder 240
12 tv-renamer 137
13 rrun 98
14 concurr 81
15 logram 66
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