Useful helpers for the shell

Conclusions

If you're looking for something more than the usual shell, the tools and extensions described in this article will bring some extra power and flash to your command-line experience. When you're ready for more shell enhancements, you might want to check out Awesome Shell  [7], which calls itself "a curated list of awesome command-line frameworks, toolkits, guides, and gizmos." For almost all your applications and needs, there is a tool in the open source ocean to help you – you just have to find it.

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