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Five Useful Commands Line Tools

January 02, 2020

Here are some useful command-line tools that I use frequently to increase my productivity.


tldr is a more concise version of a man page.


bat is a cat command with highlighting, paging, line numbers, and git integration.


htop a top command that acts as an activity monitor in your Terminal but with highlighting, keyboard bindings and different views.


Use Twitter from your Terminal.


z is a cd command that jumps to a directory by tracking your most used directories.

Taisuke Mino

👋 Hi, I’m Tai! I’m working to fix the brokenness in the financial industry. As a start, we built Goyemon. With Goyemon, you can earn passive income with capital-safe crypto investing. Follow me on Twitter and Medium.