Shell Utilities

Open-source Shell projects categorized as Utilities

Top 7 Shell Utility Projects

  • nvm

    Node Version Manager - POSIX-compliant bash script to manage multiple active node.js versions

    Project mention: Write a schema only absolutely no code backend server with Node.js and Teo! | | 2024-02-20

    Install Node.js if it hasn't been installed. There are several ways to install Node.js. You may download the installer from the official website, or install it with tools like NVM. After installation, run this command to verify its installation.

  • ideapad-utilities

    Lenovo Vantage Utilities for Linux - Built for Ryzen 4000 Ideapad Laptops running Linux, written in pure Bash.

  • Onboard AI

    ChatGPT with full context of any GitHub repo. Onboard AI learns any GitHub repo in minutes and lets you chat with it to locate functionality, understand different parts, and generate new code. Use it for free at


    Swiss-army-knife CLI compatible with BASH & ZSH with an array of utilities for optimising your development workflow and productivity in the terminal

    Project mention: Cool bash CLI for optimizing your development productivity on Git and other things | /r/bash | 2023-04-22
  • utils

    Utility scripts (by Loupeznik)

    Project mention: Automate your Laravel app deployments with Azure DevOps | | 2023-03-01

    You can also install the agent as a Docker container, refer to this repo for more.

  • bin

    Useful utilities that go in ~/bin (by sourcesimian)

  • misc-scripts

    Various command line scripts that make my life easier.

  • homefiles

    Scripts and configuration files rooted in home directory.

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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 2024-02-20.

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Project Stars
1 nvm 74,036
2 ideapad-utilities 14
4 utils 5
5 bin 5
6 misc-scripts 4
7 homefiles 0
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