Command line madness

A selection of the best command line apps to execute daily tasks : mail, text editing,  feeds… These programs are faster and lighter than their GUI alternatives, and if not always easy to manipulate, at least fun and totally geeky.

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Most of them have been already presented on this blog.

  • mail: alpine
  • agenda: gcalci
  • text / code editor: vim
  • monitoring: htop, glances
  • file manager: ranger
  • music: cmus, moc
  • rss reader: newsbeuter, canto
  • image manipulation: imagemagick
  • web browser: elinks, w3m
  • ePub manipulation : calibre, epubcheck

Useful tools :

  • Terminal with multi-windows : terminator
  • Tiling window manager: wmfs, dwm

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