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A collection of unix tools that I've used either frequently or infrequently along with some nice aliases or example commands.
I use zsh for my shell. The community and plugins supporting it are fantastic and well documented.
Zplug is a plugin manager for zsh, it's super fast and works really well with an easy syntax to follow.
Zplugin is an even faster plugin manager for zsh.
Pure is a clean, minimal, and pretty looking prompt for zsh. It shows git branches and changes, SSH usernames, and command execution times.
I typically install this with zplug with the following.
zplug "mafredri/zsh-async", \ from:github,\ use:"async.zsh" zplug "sindresorhus/pure", \ use:pure.zsh, \ from:github, \ as:theme
Direnv lets you define environment variables locally to a folder container a
.envrc file instead of polluting your global
It's available via the AUR on Arch Linux or Homebrew on macOS. Once it's installed, add the following somewhere in your
eval "$(direnv hook zsh)"
Thefuck is a utility that will repeat the last command you made correctly if you made a typo. ie.
$ git pshu git: 'pshu' is not a git command. See 'git --help'. The most similar command is push $ fuck git push
I typically install this with zplug and my OS package manager (named
zplug "plugins/thefuck", \ from:oh-my-zsh