What's the software you couldn't live without?

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on /r/archlinux

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  • rsnapshot-timestamp

    Rsnapshot wrapper using timestamps as snapshot directory names

  • rEFInd - so much better than grub KeePassXC - cross platform, database stored on my own Nextcloud instance. rsnapshot-timestamp - Not been updated for 7 years but works and is brilliant kdiff3 - best diff viewer htop - many people don't scratch below the surface. eg. env, strace rutorrent - not just for seedboxes lutris - looks vile (imho) but very powerful qdirstat - where's all that space gone ? ncdu excellent on servers

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

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  • bismuth

    KDE Plasma add-on, that tiles your windows automatically and lets you manage them via keyboard, similarly to i3, Sway or dwm.

  • ripgrep

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

  • Take a look at ripgrep!

  • dotfiles

    linux dotfiles (by shervinsahba)

  • Speaking of dotfiles, if you want to look at another user's packages, I log most of mine here, qualitatively separated into lists of how essential I find the package to my system.

  • Hyprland

    Hyprland is a highly customizable dynamic tiling Wayland compositor that doesn't sacrifice on its looks.

  • give BSPWM a shoot. and im looking at Hyprland once i feel like trying out wayland

  • clients

    Bitwarden client applications (web, browser extension, desktop, and cli)

  • I think this is the reason: https://github.com/bitwarden/clients/issues/655

  • lf

    Terminal file manager

  • You might want to have a look at LF: ( It's super fast ) https://github.com/gokcehan/lf

  • SaaSHub

    SaaSHub - Software Alternatives and Reviews. SaaSHub helps you find the best software and product alternatives

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  • ctpv

    Image previews for lf file manager

  • And proper previews can be provided by https://github.com/NikitaIvanovV/ctpv

  • xonsh

    :shell: Python-powered, cross-platform, Unix-gazing shell.

  • Check out xonsh

  • bat

    A cat(1) clone with wings.

  • In the same vein, bat

  • downgrade

    Downgrade packages in Arch Linux

  • downgrade just streamlines the process. It's not a necessity, but it's nice to have the help when something is broken and you're frustrated.

  • sd

    Intuitive find & replace CLI (sed alternative)

  • While we're at it sd

  • frawk

    an efficient awk-like language

  • and frawk for good measure

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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