Hotwire is intended to replace the interactive command execution portion of a typical Unix shell.
It includes much of the functionality found in the combination of a terminal emulator, a shell, and core utilities like ls and grep. Most of the commands are named the same, and do basically the same thing. Where it makes sense, Hotwire improves the commands to have better defaults and makes things nicer by using the mouse, and so on. For example, rm moves files to ~/.Trash on Unix and Recycle Bin on Windows, cd automatically lists the contents of the directory you change to, ls links are clickable (view file or cd to directory), filter (analogous to Unix grep) shows matching text in bold, and the ps process list has right-click menu for killing.
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Ted Teah||8 June 2007|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://submind.verbum.org/hotwire/browser|
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://submind.verbum.org/hotwire/newticket|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 May 2010.
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