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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.


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

Other amazingly awesome lists can be found in awesome-awesome and awesome-awesomeness ★20295.

See also

This list is a copy of alebcay/awesome-shell with ranks