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Questions tagged [command-line]

Use this tag if you look for software to be used on the command-line or in shell scripts.

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Software options for edge-preserving upscale

I have been looking into options for edge-preserving upscale algorithms, those that try to infer subpixel detail in the original and then render it into the upscaled image. Such algorithms of course ...
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Command line client for Github Search

I need a command line client for Githubs Search API v3. What would you recommend? Requirements: Ubuntu preferable plain executable (without need to install via npm) easy and full featured command ...
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CLI Markdown viewer with Chapter selection support

I'm looking for a simple CLI Markdown viewer with support for Chapter selection for Ubuntu. My main goal is to have a single file with notes separated to chapters so I can list those and select one to ...
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I need a web terminal for running command lines on web page using Chrome

Basically I just want to be able to type windows command lines like "cd", "dir", "mkdir" etc directly on a web page (instead of using command prompt). Is that possible at all? Is there a free & ...
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Interactive GUI-like command line interface library

I'm looking for a powerful library that would provide tools for developing a GUI-like CLI applications (i.e. like midnight commander). It should handle basic controls like windows, buttons, lists, ...
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How to get all the invoked/touched binaries for specific command execution?

I want to know all the binaries invoked for a particular command or in other way I want to know all the dependencies of current binary file. Is there any existing tool to help me on that?
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Looking for Linux command line twitter client to send image and text in tweet

I have a need to programatically generate status tweets along with a graphical picture in embedded linux using command line. I want to invoke the client using system() (C library) call and pass the ...
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Alternative to “top” which can run a custom command for process

I am a big fan of py-spy. This tool can show the stacktrace of a running python process. Now I am searching for an alternative to the command-line tool "top" which allows me to call py-spy for a ...
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notepad++ command line INSIDE notepad++ plugin

So I'm very new to the whole notepad++ and plugins idea. I want to know if there's any plugin that puts a command line at the bottom of my notepad++ window, so that I can run linux commands like grep,...
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Command line tool to convert date format

I have a text file (Markdown, actually, but close enough) with dates in a slightly annoying US format %m/%d/%Y. I'd like it to be in ISO-8601 format everywhere throughout. I could easily write a 5-...
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Educational games to master unix command line?

Looking for recommendations, for some simple trainer style games to improve my command line skills. Could be something similar to https://www.learnshell.org/, or even simpler. At the most basic level,...
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Windows Console Only Pre-Install Environment

I am making a fast installer script for Microsoft Windows OS's It basically replicates what Windows Setup does but in a fraction of the time, which is useful if you do a lot of virtual machines/...
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CLI rss tail that is actively maintained

I have googled for rsstail alternatives, but I can’t find any that is actively maintained. I just need the tool to check an rss feed every some minutes and output the new items’ links and titles to ...
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Ubuntu command line client for stackoverflow?

What command line client for StackOverflow is suitable for me? Requirements: OS: Ubuntu support for various StackExchange communities (not only StackOverflow) preferably installable via apt browsing ...
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Ubuntu command line client for JIRA

I need a command line client for Jira. What would you recommend? Requirements: Open/close/comment a JIRA issue OS: Ubuntu preferably installable via apt usable (not low level) interface interactive ...
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Light modern DNS benchmarking for linux

I'm currently building and setting up my own Linux router, and one of the advantages of this is the ability to run benchmarks on my router directly. I'm currently using 8.8.8.8 with dnsmasq for name ...
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How can I set environment variables based on files / the current directory?

I would like to be able to create some files in a directory (e.g. *.env) and then have my ZSH / BASY automatically load the environment variables defined in them / unload when I change the directory. ...
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Tool for partial reverting a Git commit

A bug has been introduced in the last commit of a Git repository. Is there a tool for reverting chunks of this commit easily? The tool would show the changes in the commit, and an option to revert ...
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Command-line tool for creating simple drawings

I am looking for a command-line tool for creating simple drawings on macOS. I usually need to draw some (very) simple figures/symbols. Drawing them with GUI apps like GIMP is somewhat an overkill, and ...
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Run a FastCGI script without a Web server (for testing)

I need a command line utility to test a FastCGI script. I have an unexpected behavior of our FastCGI script and need to check whether for this behavior is responsible one of our Web servers (two ...
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Script to syntax highlight various types of files

I want a command line script to syntax highlight various types of files. The output needs to be in an XML format. Ubuntu 18.04.1 (and Debian with derivatives in general). Could you help my free ...
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Command line calculator with good hex support

Is there a command line calculator that will let me do bit operations and has good support for hex. E.g. for operations like: 0xff << 3 (1 << 5) ^ 0x77 Bad solutions: bc - laughable ...
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Alternative to `sed` which supports PCRE

According to this question gnu sed does not support PCRE. Is there an alternative which supports PCRE? Required features: should roughly work like gnu sed open source
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Command line program to perform CSG / Boolean operations

I'm looking for a command line program that can perform constructive solid geometry, aka Boolean operations on meshes. I would like to use it like this: intersect a.stl b.stl result.stl Blender can ...
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A single cmd app to support multiple compression format

As you know by default there is one program (command) for each compression format and unfortunately, some of them use a different command for data extraction. I would like to memorize a single app ...
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Command-line utility for rendering HTML+CSS to image

I'm working on an open source project and we have put our logo and color information together as HTML+CSS. The goal is to configure CI to render the HTML+CSS to varius size PNG and Webp files (for ...
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Audio Analysis tools CLI

What graphs / visuals can be generated from audio files? Is there a command-line utility to generate said visual? I found the following: Waveform : ffmpeg is able to generate a waveform Spectrogram :...
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Command-line CD player for Linux

I'm looking for a decent open-source command-line CD player for Linux preferably available in the Debian repos. I've tried the following options: mpv, but it can't select tracks mplayer, but it ...
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Windows - cmd tree output viewer

When I get a large tree dump created by cmd command tree C: /a > dump.txt Is there a some kind of software or online tool which will take the text file dump and display it in more user friendly ...
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Multi-platform encryption suite with argon2 support

I'm looking for a command line tool, with native Windows 10 support, which allow me to generate encryption keys with argon2 and to subsequently encrypt/decode files or volumnes. As a key requirement, ...
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Command line hardware diagnostic tool for Windows

On the ##hardware irc channel somebody suggested me to use hwinfo64 to discover a PC's hardware on Windows. On a computer it hang at ATA/SCSI scan and afterwards the computer was not able to boot ...
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Windows shell that works with windows and linux commands

I'm a linux user forced to work on windows. I want a windows command line that understand windows and linux commands. Furthermore It has to save history It has to be able to ssh directly to a server ...
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Console sar graph

I am running sar (sadc/sadf) to collect CPU/memory/etc statistics on a server. I often want to quickly draw a histogram showing how the data evolved during the day, so that I can visually spot ...
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Linux command to define ad hoc option/switch overloading in utils

Suppose some favorite util foo has a useful switch -n bar which is almost but not quite what's needed. To get what's needed, one could: Edit the source code to add what's needed. (Usually not ...
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Which compression utility should I use for an extremely large plain text file?

I have a lot of data. A lot. My data file is a little under 2TB (terabytes) of line-separated plain text records, each about 4 or 5 KB (totaling to a few hundred million records). I'm prioritizing ...
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command line dictionary program supporting MDX files on Ubuntu

Is there any free command line dictionary program on Ubuntu that supports .mdx MDict dictionary files?
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Drawing tool for shell scripts

I am looking for a simple drawing tool that can be added to a shell script. I want to draw quick sketches without having to click a lot like in full featured tools. In GIMP I have to open, create a ...
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Is there a simple text-editor, opening up a webserver from the command-line?

I have a set-up with some files on a Unix-system. And I want to edit them in real-time from remote via a webbrowser-app. I have commandline access on this system. Now I am searching for a tool making ...
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Book cataloguing from commandline

I have many books both digital and physical, I want to catalogue them and tag them. I also need to search books based on tags or titles. Suggest ideal cli application to achieve this. OS: Linux or ...
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Uudeview cli in Windows – alternative?

I'm using uudeview cli Windows port for extarcting attachments from EML files in bath mode. But current software version (https://github.com/maiken2051/uudeview) has problem: it saves file names in ...
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Backup software which lets you easily switch between different versions of a file or directory

Is there a backup software for linux which lets you switch easily between different versions of a directory or a file in the backup in command line? It should have a mature completion support for zsh....
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Building a search index, and querying it from the command line

Does a tool with the following features exist? Command Line Interface (for indexing and searching) We have grep for command line searching of txt files. It’s quick as long as the file is at most a ...
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Control Point finder for regular Images

I'm looking for a program similar to Hugin's cpfind or align_image_stack that works for regular Pictures which are not Photos. It should be able to detect similar points from two overlapping images ...
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Command line tool for file and registry monitoring

I would like to capture the files and registry changes etc during application installation through command line. Please help me to get such tools. Actually there are lot of tools available for this ...
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Command-line font information utility

I'd like a command-line utility which takes a font filename (or base filename if the font spans multiple files) and prints information/meta data about the font: Family name, foundry name, copyright ...
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Alternative adobe pdf command line print

I need a software like Adobe DC Reader to print pdf file via command line. Actually I use this command: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat Reader DC\Reader\AcroRd32.exe " /N /S /T /A /O /H "...
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Command-line tool to analyze devices in pre-captured wifi traffic

Goal: I'm looking for a command-line based tool, that will analyze wifi traffic in pcap files and give me a summary of all the networks, the associated clients and the clients that sent probe ...
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Tool to publish static website using FTP

Purpose To publish changes to a static website from a local Windows-10 PC to a remote webserver using FTP. In the past I have used various tools (CuteFTP, FileZilla). Currently I just drag and drop ...
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Terminal-based VoIP over LAN on Linux

I'm looking for a way to do voice chatting over my LAN without an Internet connection. The two machines both run Linux (they are Raspberry Pis, with the latest Raspbian Stretch Lite installed). ...
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Test data generator for MySQL

I want a tool for populating a MySQL database with random data. The data generated for the primary and secondary keys should be coherent, so the data will not cause integrity errors. It should ...