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    What are your favorite cli applications and ncurses applications?

    Mine:
    cmus, transmission-nox, mplayer-nox, mutt, ne, sc, zgv, lynx, netsurf, irssi, slrn, hnb

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    Hello and welcome to the forums!

    My own favorites would be Pacman, the default package tool for Arch Linux, and vi, the command line text editor.
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    I would have to second mutt and links2 and add apt to the list

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    And ssh and scp and rsync and vim and nano and...
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    vi/vim and rsync

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    Well, since people are falling over themselves with vim, I guess I have to rescue the poor sod from hell

    emacs-nox (invoke ia emacs -nw) is all you'll ever need.

    Let the barbecue begin!

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    Midnight Commander, ncmpc++, htop, tetradraw, elinks, joe, centericq, twin...

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    Currently my favorite is adb (android debugging bridge)

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    Quote Originally Posted by henrikau View Post
    Well, since people are falling over themselves with vim, I guess I have to rescue the poor sod from hell

    emacs-nox (invoke ia emacs -nw) is all you'll ever need.

    Let the barbecue begin!
    Well, sort of. I really prefer ne (the nice editor), as ne has some awesome unicode support. One of my big hobbies is in linguistics. As such, I like my editors to be able to handle a wide array of characters (chinese, hangul, tibetan, hindi, etc...). Vi and the like just don't cut it. All the same, I do not want to be running another OS either, so emacs is out.

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    ncmpc++
    elinks
    aria2 (I used to play around with rtorrent and the cli transmission, but this handles everything I need in a cli torrent client as well as regular downloading.)
    screen
    mp3blaster
    feh
    fbida
    cdrecord
    zsh
    ncdu
    bauerbill
    pbget
    vifm
    sshmnt

    I could probably go on, but those I use on a regular to semi-regular basis.

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