How to live your digital life in a terminal : Introduction

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on

Our great sponsors
  • OPS - Build and Run Open Source Unikernels
  • Scout APM - Less time debugging, more time building
  • SonarLint - Deliver Cleaner and Safer Code - Right in Your IDE of Choice!
  • GitHub repo newsboat

    An RSS/Atom feed reader for text terminals

    My terminal workflow is based on RSS. RSS enables me to receive updates from blogs, news sites, Twitter, Reddit, YouTube channels and podcasts. My RSS client of choice is newsboat. My OS of choice is Linux (Ubuntu or Arch Linux). The main thing you should know about configuring newsboat is you have to add your list of RSS feeds at ~/.newsboat/urls. You can find plenty of useful information at the Arch wiki.

  • GitHub repo mocp

    Music On Console Player

    Although you cannot avoid using a GUI to enjoy Youtube, this setup is a magnitude more minimal. You avoid the ads, the annoying comments, the JavaScript tracking and the recommended/related videos. You can also play podcast episodes with the excellent moc player. Now let’s talk about the trickiest component of this setup: the Web Browser.

  • OPS

    OPS - Build and Run Open Source Unikernels. Quickly and easily build and deploy open source unikernels in tens of seconds. Deploy in any language to any cloud.

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

Suggest a related project

Related posts