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sharkdp/bat is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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Posts

Posts where bat has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-10.
  • Which AUR-helper is recommended?
    reddit.com/r/archlinux | 2021-04-10
    Right now Paru and Yay are almost equivalent. Paru has some extra features which you might never even use, such as bat compatibility. Since Paru is newer than Yay you should expect more bugs with it. (I haven't encountered any bugs myself with either) Both Yay and Paru should work just fine, but I would probably go with Paru myself.
  • It turns out you can put terminal escape sequences in the git commit email field...
    I've recently taken to using bat. Syntax-highlighted and everything. It's surprisingly nice.
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    dev.to | 2021-03-08
    bat: A cat clone with syntax highlighting and Git integration.
  • Paru<--yay, neovim<--vim, any other "neo" drop in replacement packages that are good to know about?
    reddit.com/r/archlinux | 2021-02-20
    bat
    reddit.com/r/archlinux | 2021-02-20
    I like bat as a substitute for cat, i even aliased cat to bat https://github.com/sharkdp/bat It is Posix compliant so there should not be many compatibility issues
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    reddit.com/r/neovim | 2021-02-15
    using bat as a manager is pretty awesome: https://github.com/sharkdp/bat#man
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    dev.to | 2021-02-08
    Link : https://github.com/sharkdp/bat
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    reddit.com/r/unixporn | 2021-02-05
    I personally always use bat instead of cat because of how much better the output is for reading
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    Not to be mixed with the Rust version of `cat` (but with wings): https://github.com/sharkdp/bat/
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    dev.to | 2021-01-31
    bat is a cat clone that supports syntax highlighting for a large number of programming and markup languages. It is also pretty smart when it comes to showing binary files. Supports line numbering, pagination, etc. All of this is quite helpful while browsing through files.
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    reddit.com/r/perl | 2021-01-21
    bat would be well worth a look: https://github.com/sharkdp/bat
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    dev.to | 2021-01-18
    bat Fast cat alternative tool
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    reddit.com/r/Batch | 2020-12-28