Linux tool alternatives: 6 replacements for traditional favorites

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

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  • fd

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

    Fd

  • exa

    A modern replacement for ‘ls’.

    Exa

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  • fzf

    :cherry_blossom: A command-line fuzzy finder

    Fzf

  • lsd

    The next gen ls command

    lsd : Beautiful "ls" (Alternative to Exa)

  • jump

    Jump helps you navigate faster by learning your habits. ✌️

    jump : The advanced "cd"

  • tldr

    📚 Collaborative cheatsheets for console commands

    tldr : More user-friendly "man" command

  • bropages

    Highly readable supplement to man pages from http://bropages.org. Shows simple, concise examples for commands with syntax highlighting. (by pombadev)

    bropages : Supplement to "man" command (similar to tldr)

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  • trash-cli

    Command line interface to the freedesktop.org trashcan.

    trash-cli and rmtrash : send files to trash instead of deleting it permanently.

  • rmtrash

    Put files (and directories) in trash using the `trash-put` command in a way that is, otherwise as `trash-put` itself, compatible to GNUs `rm` and `rmdir`

    trash-cli and rmtrash : send files to trash instead of deleting it permanently.

  • tealdeer

    A very fast implementation of tldr in Rust.

    If you like tldr, and rust, check out tealdeer.

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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