Shell TUI

Open-source Shell projects categorized as TUI

Top 23 Shell TUI Projects

  • sysz

    An fzf terminal UI for systemctl

  • pxltrm

    🖌️ pxltrm - [WIP] A pixel art editor inside the terminal

  • InfluxDB

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  • sway-launcher-desktop

    TUI Application launcher with Desktop Entry support. Made for SwayWM, but runs anywhere

  • Project mention: Sway-Talisman: Terminal Application Launcher in Scratchpad, Minimalist And Native | /r/swaywm | 2023-12-06

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  • tmux-fzf-url

    🚀 Quickly open urls on your terminal screen!

  • wikiman

    Wikiman is an offline search engine for manual pages, Arch Wiki, Gentoo Wiki and other documentation.

  • cylon

    A Terminal user interface for maintaining an Arch Linux distribution. (by gavinlyonsrepo)

  • ipfs-chat

    Real-time P2P messenger using go-ipfs pubsub. TUI. End-to-end encrypted texting & file-sharing. NAT traversal.

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  • snake

    :snake: A super minimal TUI snake game written in pure BASH v5.1+ (by wick3dr0se)

  • dots

    🌀 my linux configuration (by GideonWolfe)

  • bashmultitool

    A library for bash shell scripting containing useful helper functions.

  • mpvc

    An mpc-like interface to control mpv from the terminal + extra goodies 🚀 (by gmt4)

  • Project mention: Show HN: Mpvc-TUI – A minimal mpc-like CLI and TUI for controlling mpv (repost) | | 2023-11-21
  • Apple-Music-CLI-Player

    A simple command-line Apple Music controller script which includes a "Now Playing" widget function, a playback function, and a list-out function for your Mac's library, written in sh.

  • paruz

    A fzf terminal UI for paru or pacman

  • MusicPlayerPlus

    Featureful ncurses based MPD client inspired by ncmpc with integration for Beets, spectrum visualization,Bandcamp/Soundcloud, asciimatics, cantata, and more

  • fml

    :card_index_dividers: A stupid simple, fast TUI file manager written in BASH v4.2+

  • ytmp

    a shell script for searching, playing, downloading, and keeping track of music from youtube and local files with extensive queue management using fzf, vim, or cli

  • Project mention: Show HN: A KISS CLI and keyboard centered YouTube/local music player | | 2023-07-22
  • DistroHopper

    Quickly download, create and run VM of any#TODO operating system.

  • shmenu

    Menu TUI tool written solely in bash

  • bash-tui-toolkit

    Toolkit to create simple Terminal UIs using plain bash builtins

  • toolbox

    Bash scripts providing a collection of terminal applications in a simple UI for Manjaro and Arch based systems (Bash TUI) (by puxplaying)

  • Zinit-4

    NG Flexible and fast Zsh plugin manager

  • Project mention: TUI console for updating plugins in Zinit 4 | /r/commandline | 2023-09-29


  • cli-gpt

    💬 Simple TUI for ChatGPT.

  • terraform-target

    Shell-based wrapper for Terraform to simplify resource targeting

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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).

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    3 projects | /r/linux | 12 Feb 2023
  • Are there any online classes/practice problems that focus on solidifying knowledge of bash

    3 projects | /r/linuxquestions | 10 Jan 2023
  • shmenu - dead simple menu TUI in bash

    1 project | /r/u_CyberDuckDev | 5 Jan 2023
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What are some of the best open-source TUI projects in Shell? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 sysz 1,497
2 pxltrm 640
3 sway-launcher-desktop 587
4 tmux-fzf-url 477
5 wikiman 207
6 cylon 165
7 ipfs-chat 125
8 snake 96
9 dots 93
10 bashmultitool 85
11 mpvc 79
12 Apple-Music-CLI-Player 73
13 paruz 72
14 MusicPlayerPlus 67
15 fml 68
16 ytmp 61
17 DistroHopper 36
18 shmenu 25
19 bash-tui-toolkit 24
20 toolbox 22
21 Zinit-4 22
22 cli-gpt 20
23 terraform-target 8

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