Shell OSX

Open-source Shell projects categorized as OSX

Top 23 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: Worth it to buy a MacBook for flutter development when I have a high end Windows laptop? | /r/FlutterDev | 2023-06-08
  • vim-anywhere

    Use Vim everywhere you've always wanted to

    Project mention: This sub seems to be more active so posting here too | /r/neovim | 2023-02-17

    Isn't it the same as vim-everywhere?

  • 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.

  • mac-cleanup-sh

    🗑️ Cleanup script for macOS (DEPRECATED)

    Project mention: what's your thoughts on CleanMyMac X app? | /r/macbookpro | 2022-09-10

    Nah, those kinds of apps are shady as hell & I wouldn’t pay for them. This is enough for me, and open source.

  • osx-and-ios-security-awesome

    OSX and iOS related security tools

  • emacs-anywhere

    Configurable automation + hooks called with application information

    Project mention: Can emacs be used as a backend like Neovim is for VSCode? | /r/emacs | 2023-05-24

    Someone mentioned Emacs Anywhere in a different thread. Looks like it could apply to your use case.

  • osx-optimizer

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

    Project mention: lightest weight VM to just run iMessage | /r/macOSVMs | 2022-12-07
  • afloat

    Always on top solution, quickly install Afloat in macOS

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Project mention: Add support for ffmpeg v6? | /r/ispyconnect | 2023-03-14

    Are there any plans to update agentdvr to support ffmpeg-shared builds v6? The ffmpeg build script for linux uses a modified version of this script Looks like he made a recent one with ffmpeg 6.0 support(v1.44)

  • tools-osx

    A small collection of command line tools for Mac OS X, incl.: clipcat, dict, eject, launch, ql, swuser, trash & with.

  • maclaunch

    Manage your macOS startup items.

  • 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: A new fzf-like solution for grepping and opening files | /r/commandline | 2023-03-19
  • dotfiles

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

    Project mention: People drop your nvim .dotfile | /r/neovim | 2022-11-20

    Mine is mostly still compatible with vim, but I've been building it up for quite a while

  • ansible-collection-mac

    Collection of macOS automation tools for Ansible.

    Project mention: Is "development environment as code" a thing? | /r/DevelEire | 2022-11-28

    Jeff Gerrling does a load of great work on Ansible, including a Mac automation repo, here. You can use it on local or remote machines. It's really cool.

  • dotfiles

    🔧 .files - different setups separated in branches (by 4lgn)

  • mute-spotify-ads-mac-osx

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

  • customise_macos

    Customise macOS' appearance/themes, obscure settings, and more.

    Project mention: Remove rounded corners in macOS Ventura M1 | /r/OSXTweaks | 2022-11-24

    A GitHub repo (not mine)

  • zap

    A CLI for cleaning up after .apps (by keith)

    Project mention: What's the proper way to uninstall software without a trace? | /r/macapps | 2022-07-25
  • 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: install sierra in Virtual machine on my iMac running Monterey | /r/mac | 2023-02-07

    You’ll need to also download a Sierra installer and follow the instructions on this GitHub Repo to convert the Sierra Installer into a iso file.

  • .config

    ⚙️ Bootstrappable user environment for macOS & Ubuntu (by marlonrichert)

  • flipper-tools

    Cool Stuff I find or Create for Flipperzero

    Project mention: Wrote my first Mac/Flipper Ducky Script 🦆🐬 It captures image in photo booth, opens gmail, and sends image to pre defined email address | /r/flipperzero | 2022-09-03

    Nice! Check out mine

  • swtor_on_mac

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

    Project mention: The SWTOR On Mac project is now an open source repository for anyone to contribute to GitHub | /r/swtor | 2022-10-16
  • dotfilesync

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

  • fresh-mac

    collection of setup scripts & default app installer for Mac OS, consistently up to date... ish.

    Project mention: Ask HN: Can I see your scripts? | | 2022-08-15

    My Mac OS bootstrap script to setup any new Mac from scratch. It includes niceties like moving the default screenshots from the Desktop to a more sane location, setting full disk encryption, and setting up privoxy & dnscrypt out if the box.

  • SaaSHub

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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 2023-06-08.

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

Project Stars
1 Docker-OSX 30,260
2 vim-anywhere 3,492
3 mac-cleanup-sh 2,068
4 osx-and-ios-security-awesome 1,095
5 emacs-anywhere 1,042
6 osx-optimizer 870
7 afloat 782
8 ffmpeg-build-script 764
9 tools-osx 672
10 maclaunch 256
11 agkozak-zsh-prompt 251
12 dotfiles 235
13 ansible-collection-mac 229
14 dotfiles 179
15 mute-spotify-ads-mac-osx 106
16 customise_macos 104
17 zap 91
18 createinstalliso 40
19 .config 33
20 flipper-tools 31
21 swtor_on_mac 19
22 dotfilesync 17
23 fresh-mac 12
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