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Top 17 Shell OSX Projects

  • Docker-OSX

    Run macOS VM in a Docker! Run near native OSX-KVM in Docker! X11 Forwarding! CI/CD for OS X Security Research! Docker mac Containers.

    Project mention: M1, M1 Max, A14 vulnerability "Augury", using data memory-dependent prefetchers to leak data at rest | | 2022-05-02

    PS: I have actually been experimenting with this to avoid having to buy a Mac and it’s fairly decent so far.

  • vim-anywhere

    Use Vim everywhere you've always wanted to

    Project mention: if you're on macOS and you love Vim so much that you want it anywhere 🔥️🔥️🔥️ | | 2021-12-07 is very similar to the macOS version I linked, but for linux. Emacs-anywhere also works on linux, but I doubt you want to use emacs

  • 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.

  • mac-cleanup-sh

    🗑️ Cleanup script for macOS (DEPRECATED)

  • emacs-anywhere

    Configurable automation + hooks called with application information

  • ffmpeg-build-script

    The FFmpeg build script provides an easy way to build a static FFmpeg on OSX and Linux with non-free codecs included.

  • osx-optimizer

    OSX Optimizer: Optimize MacOS - Shell scripts to speed up your mac boot time, accelerate loading, and prevent unnecessary throttling.

    Project mention: [Update] Linux iPhone USB working on Xcode, iMessage, Configurator + Monterey! All 100% Working with Docker-OSX. | | 2021-09-10

    You can use these to make it way faster

  • agkozak-zsh-prompt

    A fast, asynchronous Zsh prompt with color ASCII indicators of Git, exit, SSH, virtual environment, and vi mode status. Framework-agnostic and customizable.

    Project mention: Suggest a fast convenient zsh prompt? | | 2022-01-29
  • 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.

  • dotfiles

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

  • maclaunch

    Manage your macOS startup items.

  • r-macos-rtools

    Scripts to build an **unofficial** Rtools-esq installer for the macOS R toolchain

  • ansible-collection-mac

    Collection of macOS automation tools for Ansible.

    Project mention: Switched from 1Password 7 — my take so far | | 2022-05-16

    I've used it and it works exactly as advertised. There's also an Ansible role for installing and running it that I much prefer to shell scripting.

  • mute-spotify-ads-mac-osx

    Mute Mac (osx) computer audio when Spotify plays an AD

    Project mention: Spotify app Mac OS monterey silicone ad blocker ? | | 2022-02-13
  • .config

    ⚙️ Simple & efficient dotfiles for macOS & Ubuntu (by marlonrichert)

    Project mention: Useful settings? | | 2021-08-10

    Additional niceties can be found in my .zshrc file.

  • dotfilesync

    A bash script that syncs a list of local files that you define, into a secret gist, that you own.

    Project mention: dotfilesync: A bash script that syncs a list of local files that you define, into a secret gist. | | 2022-02-09
  • createinstalliso

    Creates a bootable ISO image from a macOS installer application. This image can then be used to install macOS on a physical or virtual machine.

    Project mention: Another script for creating macOS installer DMG or ISO disk images for virtualization | | 2022-03-11

    Although there's many other scripts and tutorials floating around the web that convert various macOS installer versions to ISO, I wrote yet another one that a) works on installers for Lion through Monterey, 2) produces reasonably sized disk images that work with VMware and VirtualBox, and iii) should be fairly understandable for people who aren't shell script experts, even if it's not as bulletproof as some other candidates:

  • swtor_on_mac

    Bash script written for macOS using Homebrew / Wine to install everything required for Star Wars: The Old Republic

    Project mention: What games don't exist on MacOS that you want to play? | | 2022-03-24

    Got it - thanks again! (

  • pass-clip

    A pass extension that lets you copy a password to the clipboard using the power of FZF

    Project mention: What's a good password manager for Linux? | | 2021-08-01

    My Pass FZF plug-in is here

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 2022-05-16.

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Project Stars
1 Docker-OSX 22,807
2 vim-anywhere 3,370
3 mac-cleanup-sh 1,585
4 emacs-anywhere 1,011
5 ffmpeg-build-script 542
6 osx-optimizer 308
7 agkozak-zsh-prompt 228
8 dotfiles 227
9 maclaunch 192
10 r-macos-rtools 169
11 ansible-collection-mac 139
12 mute-spotify-ads-mac-osx 65
13 .config 28
14 dotfilesync 16
15 createinstalliso 12
16 swtor_on_mac 6
17 pass-clip 4
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