9 shell tools for productivity

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  • ohmyzsh

    🙃 A delightful community-driven (with 2,000+ contributors) framework for managing your zsh configuration. Includes 300+ optional plugins (rails, git, macOS, hub, docker, homebrew, node, php, python, etc), 140+ themes to spice up your morning, and an auto-update tool so that makes it easy to keep up with the latest updates from the community.

    I use zsh shell because it's the default option on macOS really powerful. But there is a way to take it to the next level — oh-my-zsh. It comes with a bunch of handy commands and a powerful way to configure and extend your shell with plugins. There are also themes if you want a different shell flavor.

  • powerlevel10k

    A Zsh theme

    2. powerlevel10k theme

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  • zsh-background-notify

    cross-platform background notifications for long running commands!

    3. bgnotify

  • fzf

    :cherry_blossom: A command-line fuzzy finder

    5. fzf

  • pyenv

    Simple Python version management

    6. pyenv

  • pyenv-virtualenv

    a pyenv plugin to manage virtualenv (a.k.a. python-virtualenv)

    Pyenv lets you install different versions of python on your system simultaneously, without breaking a thing. You can switch between any of them in one command. You can also bind a specific version to a directory, which will activate every time you enter it. There is an extension that adds support for virtual environments.

  • lazygit

    simple terminal UI for git commands

    7. lazygit

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  • z

    z - jump around

    8. z script

  • wuzz

    Interactive cli tool for HTTP inspection

    9. wuzz

  • direnv

    unclutter your .profile

    4. direnv

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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