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original alternative
ack ag
cat bat
cd zoxide
curl curlie
curl curlx
cut choose
diff git + diff-so-fancy, delta, diffoscope, icdiff
dig dog
du duf, dust, space-hogs
find fd
grep ripgrep, ugrep, sift, fselect
history mcfly
locate plocate
ls exa, lsd
man tldr, cheet
ping gping, prettyping
ps procs
sed sd
tar asar
top btop, gtop, htop, tiptop, bottom, glances, bpytop
tree broot
sort | uniq huniq


  • view json with fx
  • jq is a JSON processor


  • bandwhich is a terminal bandwidth utilization tool
  • bmon is a bandwidth monitor and rate estimator.
  • bv is a terminal-based tool for monitoring the progress of data through a pipeline.
  • colorls beautifies the terminal's ls command, with color and font-awesome icons.
  • fuck correct previously failed command inputs.
  • fzf is a command-line fuzzy finder.
  • hexyl is a hex viewer.
  • httpie is a command-line HTTP client for the API era.
  • hyperfine is a command-line benchmarking tool.
  • loop is UNIX's missing loop command.
  • nnn is a commandline file manager.
  • pathpicker (fpp) accepts a wide range of input and presents you with a nice UI to select which files you're interested in.
  • starship creates a customizable prompt for any shell.
  • tokei counts your code quickly and presents stats.
  • viu allows you to view images in the terminal.
  • watchexec executes commands in response to file modifications.
  • xd is a tool for sending HTTP requests.