Cool command line programs i may forget about

  • lolcat: like cat but with colors. 100% recommended

  • fortune: random quotes on your terminal

  • cowsay: pipe it with some text and a cow will say it: echo "moo" | cowsay

  • tldr: like man but actually useful

  • cmatrix: hacks

  • gitmoji: a tool to use emojis responibly in your commits. I like it.

  • bashmarks: bookmark a folder, then jump to it. Glorious.

  • whereis: Dont know where some program is installed? Run whereis program and get a list of folders containing a reference (?¿) to the program. Very useful.

  • rtv: Reddit Terminal Viewer! Very nice CLI for reddit.

  • doc2pdf: Converts .doc, .docx, .ppt, .pptx, etc. to .pdf. Very convenient.

  • irssi: IRC terminal client

  • pipes.sh: Cool terminal screensaver.