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A list of simpler alternatives to popular software.


PASSWORD MANAGERS

Alternatives to pass and keepass.

- pash (https://github.com/dylanaraps/pash)
    - Only 100 lines of code.
    - Built around GnuPG.
    - Requires only gpg and POSIX coreutils.
    - Written in POSIX sh.


FILE MANAGERS

Alternatives to ranger, mc, thunar and pcmanfm.

- fff (https://github.com/dylanaraps/fff)
    - Only 700 lines of code.
    - Requires only bash.

- nnn (https://github.com/jarun/nnn)
    - Requires only curses.


SYSTEM INFORMATION

Alternatives to neofetch and screenfetch.

- pfetch (https://github.com/dylanaraps/pfetch)
    - Only 700 lines of code.
    - Doesn't require bash.


TERMINAL EMULATORS

Alternatives to urxvt, xterm, termite, alacritty and kitty.

- st (https://st.suckless.org/)
    - "Terminal emulation doesn't need to be so complex."


WINDOW MANAGERS

Alternatives to openbox, i3 and friends.

- sowm (https://github.com/dylanaraps/sowm/) (*floating*)
    - Only 220 lines of code.

- dwm (https://dwm.suckless.org/) (*dynamic*)
    - Absolutely beautiful and full of features.

- catwm (https://github.com/pyknite/catwm) (*tiling*)
    - Made by cat... for cat.


DYNAMIC MENUS

Alternatives to rofi.

- shmenu (https://github.com/Crestwave/shmenu) (*terminal*)
- dmenu (https://tools.suckless.org/dmenu/) (*xorg*)

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