Brain Plugins: Plugins to increase productivity

Brain Plugins: Plugins to increase productivity

Brain Plugins: Plugins to increase productivity

After 2 previous posts on Brain app, which is focused on improve productivity of users on their computers, we will end with this third publication to better publicize its potential through the use of best plugins installed and available in it.

It is worth remembering and emphasizing that although the Brain app you have 2 years without updating, it allows those who have the necessary knowledge, create your own plugins and share them with the community to continue increasing the potential of the application.

Brain Supplements: Introduction

Today, according to the section on plugins of the Cerebro's official website on GitHub There are currently the following plugins for exclusive use and for general use:

Exclusive use accessories

Exclusive to the MacOS Operating System

  • brain-osx-contacts: Used to allow the management of information about the OS contact application
  • brain-osx-define: Used to allow the management of information about the OS dictionary application
  • brain-osx-eject: Used to manage fast eject of OS mounted volumes
  • brain-osx-system: Used to manage the automation of some features of the OS system
  • brain-iterm: Used to achieve the execution of any Shell command from the search line, as if it were, from the terminal application (console) of the OS

Exclusive to the Windows Operating System

  • brain-is-everything-plugin: Used to allow searching for data and information using the Everything application from Voidtools. Everything is a desktop search utility for Windows that can quickly find files and folders by name.
  • brain-windows-system: Used to manage the automation of some features of the OS system
  • brain-windows-shell: Used to achieve the execution of any Shell command from the search line, as if it were, on the terminal application (console) of the OS

Exclusive to the Linux Operating System

  • brain-linux-system: Used to manage the automation of some features of the OS system
  • brain-window-manager: Used to list open application windows and put them in the foreground or close them.
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General Purpose Plugins

These are the names of the official accessories for general or universal use, that is, they can be used on any installed OS:

  1. brain-stackoverflow
  2. brain-hash
  3. brain-salary
  4. brain-lipsum
  5. brain-timezones
  6. convert-color
  7. brain-gkg
  8. brain-wunderground
  9. brain-shell
  10. brain-emoj
  11. brain-human-search
  12. brain-gif
  13. brain-photos
  14. brain-imdb
  15. brain-ip
  16. brain-fix-path
  17. brain-kill
  18. brain-github
  19. brain-caniuse
  20. brain-clipboard
  21. brain-devdocs
  22. brain-vagalume-plugin
  23. brain-hex
  24. brain-duck-duck-go
  25. brain-vaporwave
  26. brain-npm
  27. bad-brain
  28. brain-aqi
  29. brain-mdn
  30. brain-rubygems
  31. brain-pass
  32. brain-base2x16
  33. brain-base64
  34. brain-weather
  35. brain-text-case
  36. brain-packagist
  37. brain-define
  38. brain-hotel
  39. brain-gypsy
  40. brain-lol
  41. brain-youdao
  42. brain-qrcode
  43. brain-copy
  44. brain-recipes
  45. brain-snippets
  46. brain-npms
  47. brain-xkcd
  48. brain-codelf
  49. brain-torrent
  50. brain-blockchain
  51. brain-filmaffinity
  52. brain-wolfram-alpha
  53. brain-yahoo-dec
  54. brain-shorten-url
  55. brain-file-search
  56. brain-baidu
  57. brain-phpstorm
  58. brain-nzh

As you can see, there are many and almost all with different functionalities. However, for those Users who do not provide the Brain app about they GNU / Linux Distros or they just don't like it, there are good and simple alternatives such as Copper y Albert.

Brain Supplements: Content

Brain Supplements

As currently, I use the Brain app about me GNU / Linux Distro, without problems, therefore, I recommend using apart from the 2 exclusive plugins for "Linux" (brain-linux-system y brain-window-manager), the 10 add-ons mentioned below for the following uses, some of which are already installed by default:

Main

  • Google: To search the web on the browser that is configured by default.
  • Files Nav: To get previews of files displayed when browsing OS paths

Brain Supplements: Top 1

  • To convert: To perform unit and currency (currency) measurement conversions and simple math operations.
  • Open Web: To preview a typed URL. Depending on the web explored, the icon (favicon / logo) of it can be brought or not.

Brain Supplements: Top 2

  • File Search Locate: To explore the file system from the search bar.
  • Translate: To carry out translations from various languages ​​to English from the search bar.

Brain Supplements: Top 3

Extras

  • Shell: To execute commands with their absolute paths that start graphical applications or terminal commands, both simple and complex, which makes it ideal for testing Shell Scripting commands from the Desktop.
  • IP: To view our network addresses configured on the network interfaces from the search bar.

Brain Supplements: Extras 1

  • Win: To bring to the fore a specific window of any of the currently running applications.
  • Cryptocurrency: To visualize the value and equivalence of many of the current cryptocurrencies of the Blockchain Ecosystem.

Brain Supplements: Extras 2

In short, as you can see, there are many other useful plugins that can be used, but some may not work satisfactorily on a Desktop Environment or GNU / Linux Distro specifies. However, there is a plugin called «Command maker" which enables create specific functionalityAs a default command order perform a certain task, which gives the application a lot of flexibility.

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Conclusion

We hope that this third and last "useful little post" about  «Cerebro», confirm that it is undoubtedly an interesting and functional open source and cross-platform application, very useful to improve our productivity on the desks of our computers; and therefore, be of much interest and utility, For the whole «Comunidad de Software Libre y Código Abierto» and of great contribution to the diffusion of the wonderful, gigantic and growing ecosystem of applications of «GNU/Linux».

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