|Are you a terminal lover? Pity PC owner? Maybe you are one of those who keeps looking for tricks to optimize resources? Are you dizzy so many buttons and chirimbolos?
Well, after several hours of research I am pleased to share with you a list of programs that run directly from the terminal and what can replace similar programs that have a complete graphical interface. This is by no means a complete list of ALL the available apps, but it will help you start to know a new world that you surely did not know.
- Music: mpd (and its clients: mpc, ncmpc, ncmpcpp, dmpc, pms, pimpd2), cplay, power, cmus, mp3blaster.
- Internet browsers: elinks, lynx, w3m.
- Mail: mutt, pine, Alpine, cone.
- Chat (jabber, yahoo !, etc.): Finch, Weechat, naim, CenterIM.
- IRC: irssi, Weechat, naim, CenterIM.
- Twitter: twidge.
- Torrent: rTorrent, aria2.
- Download manager: wget, aria2c, plowshare, axel.
- FTP: lftp, ncftp, yafc, mc.
- RSS: raggle, singing, newsbeuter, snownews, Gmane, slrn.
- Podcasts: hpodder.
- SSH: PuTTY, OpenSSH.
- File Browser: mc, vifm, rm, creak, fdclone, vfu.
- File sync: Rsync, unison
- Backup: afbackup, AMANDA, Cedar Backup, Duplicity, Rsync.
- Advanced text editors (and something else): vim, emacs, zed.
- Simple text editors: dwarf, jed, diakonos.
- Office Suites:
- Tips: GNU Screen.
- Games: there are many, from old tetris to roguelikes.
- Image conversion: imagemagick
- Image viewers: feh, zgv.
- Video conversion: mencoder, ffmpeg.