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Frams' Shell Tools

Frams' Shell Tools is a big collection of various (mostly Perl) scripts to make Unix everyday life at the command line interface more comfortable. They have grown in the author's last 20 years as a Unix user, programmer, and administrator. Some examples are: clp (Command Line Perl: a Perl "shell"), fpg (Frams' Perl grep: a grep with full Perl support), zz (generic clipboard), and nvt (Network Virtual Terminal: a better telnet for scripting).

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Recent releases

  •  20 Mar 2014 22:40

    Release Notes: woos (web offer one stream) has been added: a user-based mini Web server for offering one stream (tar, tgz, zip, or any binary data) or file. Typical usage is notebook-to-notebook data exchange in a (WiFi) LAN. Also new is ped, a Perl batch editor.

    •  11 Oct 2013 09:45

      Release Notes: New tools have been added, lf for recursive file searching and listing (lf = list files: a "best of" find, ls, and grep in one tool) and smtpsend to inject an RFC822-formated email message into an SMTP server. Many small bugs have been fixed.

      •  08 Aug 2013 12:47

        Release Notes: New tools have been added: vv for visual file versioning and ww for terminal-based interactive file selection. Many smaller bugfixes and feature enhancements are included.

        •  15 Feb 2010 14:12

          Release Notes: pawk was added. pawk is an awk look-alike command-line tool which uses Perl syntax instead of awk.

          •  22 Dec 2008 22:09

            No changes have been submitted for this release.


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