Shell Dotfiles

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Top 23 Shell Dotfile Projects

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    :wrench: .files, including ~/.macos — sensible hacker defaults for macOS

    Project mention: Rapid Mac Setup for Frontend Development | | 2021-06-07

    This macos script (inspired by Mathias Bynen's script) also configures many other OS-level settings that are gonna be useful for developers.

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    My dotfiles. Buyer beware ;)

    Project mention: Print Git Status in Your Tmux Statusbar | | 2021-08-17

    The function we will use for this is borrowed from jessfraz/dotfiles.

  • Nanos

    Run Linux Software Faster and Safer than Linux with Unikernels.

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    ▒ rice ░░ custom linux config files (by xero)

    Project mention: [bspwm] Gruvnome | | 2021-07-23

    Hey thanks! I took a lot of inspiration from xero's and JLErvin's setups so perhaps it is they who have the superior designing skills.

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    🖥️ Automated Configuration, Preferences and Software Installation for macOS (by atomantic)

    Project mention: The 10 Most Productive Shell Commands and Command-Line Tricks | | 2021-04-10
  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    💻 macOS / Ubuntu dotfiles (by alrra)

    Project mention: MacOS Development workspace 2021 | | 2021-03-08

    alrra - dotfiles

  • GitHub repo dotdrop

    Save your dotfiles once, deploy them everywhere

    Project mention: | | 2021-08-24

    Nice! For dotfiles and stuff, I use a helpful program called dotdrop, which allows you to create configs for different machines and all your dotfiles will just be magically symlinked to where you want them.

  • GitHub repo TermuxArch

    You can use setupTermuxArch.bash 📲 to install Arch Linux in Amazon, Android, Chromebook and Windows.

    Project mention: Need help installing Desktop Environment | | 2021-08-01

    Hello, So I installed Arch Linux on termux using this community script

  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo dotfiles-2.0

    XMonad™️. Widgets go brr.

    Project mention: Ctrl+~ Occupied by revealing dunst notification | | 2021-09-09

    A tried to install to answer my confusion about eww because I wanted to use it on bspwm

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    Dotfiles for macOS (by webpro)

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    Let's be honest: mostly Emacs. (by hrs)

    Project mention: Should I use .emacs or init.el file if I want to put all my own scripts, key bindings and everything else on one file. | | 2021-09-03
  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    Configuration for Arch Linux, sway, kitty, kakoune, zsh and more + scripted installation guide (by maximbaz)

    Project mention: i read manpange but cant understand it(set -- -- "[email protected]") | | 2021-08-01

    I don't understand it.

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    dotfiles for the developer happiness: macos, zsh, brew, vscode, codespaces, python, node, elixir (by sobolevn)

    Project mention: dotfiles for the developer happiness: macos, zsh, brew, vscode, codespaces, python, node, elixir by sobolevn | | 2021-03-02
  • GitHub repo zsh-quickstart-kit

    Simple ZSH quickstart for using ZSH, zgenom, oh-my-zsh and a curated list of extra plugins.

    Project mention: zsh plugin managers ... a review ... | | 2021-08-01

    It switched around nine months ago.

  • GitHub repo dotbare

    Manage dotfiles and any git directories interactively with fzf

    Project mention: Dotfiles backup management | | 2021-05-21

    I use dotbare and sometimes stow+git to backup and version control my files in gitlab. So, this local folder is just a means of "all hope is lost but ..." solution.

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    dotfiles for vim, git, zsh, cwm, xinit, and many others. Install with: lndir -silent /path/to/dotfiles $HOME (by whiteinge)

    Project mention: Units CLI Question | | 2021-08-05
  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    :penguin: Simple, fast, productivity-increaser dotfiles (by rgomezcasas)

    Project mention: MacOS Development workspace 2021 | | 2021-03-08

    rgomezcasas - dotfiles

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    My vim, zsh, tmux, and macOS dotfiles (by keith)

    Project mention: keith/dotfiles: My vim, zsh, tmux, and macOS dotfiles | | 2021-04-11
  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    My bspwm dotfiles. Grab whatever you need! :) (by zodd18)

    Project mention: Some BSPWM questions | | 2021-08-10

    2.) How to rice my desktop to look like other ones dotfiles? I wanted this Solarized-Dark theme but I don't know how to install it on my pc.

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    The best and strongest dotfiles. Editor: Neovim(coc.nvim); Shell: zsh(zinit, powerlevel10k); Terminal: tmux, alacritty; Desktop: i3-gaps/sway, rofi, dunst; OS: ArchLinux, (Ubuntu/Fedora/CentOS) (by yutkat)

    Project mention: Recommend config repos that I can use to structure my config? | | 2021-06-19

    This is mine(

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    my dotfiles (by sdushantha)

    Project mention: I created a customizable command line radio player in POSIX sh | | 2021-07-01
  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    My configurations and scripts (by ulwlu)

    Project mention: I think I automated all the initial settings you'll do when you buy a Mac | | 2021-01-11

    This article is a more detailed explanation of this my issue.

  • GitHub repo fish-functions

    :wrench: My utility belt of fish functions, writing these has saved me many hours in the long run... I hope...

    Project mention: Fish Shell | | 2021-05-17

    I think fish's syntax is cleaner, though as others have pointed out, the incompatibility is often not worth it.

    Even though it's "sane", I would say it's not "powerful". It's significantly less powerful than bash:

    e.g. there is a list of missing things here:

    I have a particular viewpoint since I'm writing a shell for scripting, and I wrote this FAQ.

  • GitHub repo dotfiles

    My dotfiles for herbstluftwm, tmux, zsh, Vim, and other applications... (by ssh0)

    Project mention: What’s your way to migrate your data/prefs to a new desktop? | | 2021-02-08
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 2021-09-09.


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

Project Stars
1 dotfiles 26,832
2 dotfiles 2,895
3 dotfiles 1,481
4 dotfiles 1,152
5 dotfiles 1,150
6 dotdrop 931
7 TermuxArch 779
8 dotfiles-2.0 749
9 dotfiles 738
10 dotfiles 552
11 dotfiles 471
12 dotfiles 449
13 zsh-quickstart-kit 429
14 dotbare 405
15 dotfiles 269
16 dotfiles 250
17 dotfiles 217
18 dotfiles 168
19 dotfiles 143
20 dotfiles 133
21 dotfiles 121
22 fish-functions 102
23 dotfiles 97
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