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A curated list of awesome command-line frameworks, toolkits, guides and gizmos. Inspired by awesome-php.

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Awesome Shell Awesome

A curated list of awesome command-line frameworks, toolkits, guides and gizmos. Inspired by awesome-php. This awesome collection is also available on


Choose your base shell.

Command-Line Productivity

Search, bookmarks, multiplexing, and other tools that make your terminal experience more productive.

Directory Navigation


Custom prompts, color themes, etc.

For Developers

Command-line development, version control, and deployment.

System Utilities

OS-related tools, including system administration, system debugging, and file and process management.

Downloading and Serving

Self-hosted, lightweight servers and networking tools written in shell scripts.

Multimedia and File Formats

Tools for handling video and audio files.


Command line-based applications or command line access to existing services.


All work and no play is a cruddy way to spend your day.

Shell Package Management

Tools for managing multiple shell configurations. For zsh-specific tools, see the Zsh section.

Shell Script Development

Tools for writing, improving, or organizing Bash or other shell scripts


Other Awesome Lists

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