Show HN: Oh-heck, a terminal command for when you forget other terminal commands

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  • tldr

    📚 Collaborative cheatsheets for console commands

    Related tools:

    TLDR community managed man pages https://tldr.sh/

    Cheat Sheet access to community driven docs http://cht.sh/

    Bro pages (like TLDR, but without the great name) http://bropages.org/

  • thefuck

    Magnificent app which corrects your previous console command.

    And here's a command that tries to fix up a mistake after you type it. Like this one, it's also named like what you might say afterwards.

    https://github.com/nvbn/thefuck

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • fzf

    :cherry_blossom: A command-line fuzzy finder

    You might enjoy the fzf (fuzzy finder) tool configured for your shell's history search keybinding (most likely Ctrl+R). I can't elaborate at the moment, but essentially you type Ctrl+R, start typing roughly what you want and fzf searches your shell history based on what you typed. It works extremely well for me.

    Link: https://github.com/junegunn/fzf

    In particular, shell key bindings for fzf: https://github.com/junegunn/fzf#key-bindings-for-command-lin...

  • howdoi

    instant coding answers via the command line

  • cheat.sh

    the only cheat sheet you need

    Slightly related is https://cheat.sh/, which returns real-world examples of how to use a given command.

    The results are nicely formatted and color-coded. Give it a try in your terminal:

      curl https://cheat.sh/rsync

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