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7 Awesome Linux Terminal Utilities

The terminal comes loaded with tons of great tools you can use to help you manage your system and workflow. In the article we will list 7 tools you can add to your terminal to improve your workflow.


Command line trash bin interface.

trash-put         trash files and directories.
trash-empty       empty the trashcan(s).
trash-list        list trashed files.
trash-restore     restore a trashed file.
trash-rm          remove individual files from the trashcan.


Command-line program to download videos from and other video sites.

EDIT: Now, I would recommend yt-dlp.

youtube-dl [OPTIONS] URL [URL...]


A VIM-inspired file manager for the console.


Pfetch is a beautiful lightweight system information tool written in POSIX sh. Neofetch is a command line system information tool written in bash.


ncdu (NCurses Disk Usage)

Wonderful disk usage analyzing tool.


A simple terminal-based open source per-word speed reading utility.

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James Ray

An accounting terminal app, that may be worthy.