What's your "instant love software"?

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on reddit.com/r/linux

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  • bat

    A cat(1) clone with wings.


  • fd

    A simple, fast and user-friendly alternative to 'find'


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  • exa

    A modern replacement for ‘ls’.


  • micro-editor

    A modern and intuitive terminal-based text editor


  • TiddlyWiki

    A self-contained JavaScript wiki for the browser, Node.js, AWS Lambda etc.

    Something like TiddlyWiki comes to mind.

  • delta

    A syntax-highlighting pager for git, diff, and grep output

    Delta as a side by side difftool for git. https://github.com/dandavison/delta

  • qrcp

    :zap: Transfer files over wifi from your computer to your mobile device by scanning a QR code without leaving the terminal.

  • 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.

  • fzf

    :cherry_blossom: A command-line fuzzy finder

  • athens

    Athens is a knowledge graph for research and notetaking. Athens is open-source, private, extensible, and community-driven.

  • strawberry

    :strawberry: Strawberry Music Player (by strawberrymusicplayer)

    Strawberry is far and away the best music player and organizer. As a long time foobar 2k user (decade plus), I can say Strawberry is better.

  • calibre

    The official source code repository for the calibre ebook manager

    Calibre helps me manage hundreds of ebooks and is pretty much the only way I use my Kindle now.

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.

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