Faster and colourful Command-Line tools 🌈⚡

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  • bat

    A cat(1) clone with wings.

    bat: A cat(1) clone with wings. It offers Syntax highlighting and Git integration

  • Bandwhich

    Terminal bandwidth utilization tool

    bandwhich: A terminal bandwidth utilization tool. This CLI utility displays current network utilization by process, connection and remote IP/hostname.

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    Truly a developer’s best friend. Scout APM is great for developers who want to find and fix performance issues in their applications. With Scout, we'll take care of the bugs so you can focus on building great things 🚀.

  • bottom

    Yet another cross-platform graphical process/system monitor.

    bottom: A customizable cross-platform graphical process/system monitor for the terminal.

  • delta

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

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

  • dust

    A more intuitive version of du in rust

    dust: A more intuitive version of du in Rust.

  • fd

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

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

  • hyperfine

    A command-line benchmarking tool

    hyperfine: A command-line benchmarking tool.

  • SonarLint

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  • procs

    A modern replacement for ps written in Rust

    prox: A modern replacement for ps written in Rust.

  • ripgrep

    ripgrep recursively searches directories for a regex pattern while respecting your gitignore

    ripgrep: ripgrep recursively searches directories for a RegEx pattern while respecting your .gitignore. Similar to popular search tools like The Silver Searcher, ack and grep.

  • sd

    Intuitive find & replace CLI (sed alternative)

    sd: Intuitive find & replace CLI (sed alternative).

  • tealdeer

    A very fast implementation of tldr in Rust.

    tealdeer: A very fast implementation of tldr in Rust. A more approachable complement to traditional man pages.

  • tldr

    📚 Collaborative cheatsheets for console commands

    tealdeer: A very fast implementation of tldr in Rust. A more approachable complement to traditional man pages.

  • rust

    Empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software.

    Rust is a programming language I want to get involved with. I came up with the idea of integrating some Command Line tools written in Rust in my day-to-day could be an excellent opportunity to get in touch with them as a user and, from there, maybe get involved in opening a new issue or drafting a Pull Request. Why not!

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