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|Name=commandoo
 
|Name=commandoo
 
|Short description=GUI Linux Command Line Interface (CLI) Helper
 
|Short description=GUI Linux Command Line Interface (CLI) Helper
|Full description=NOTE: 5 May 2020 -- After release of 20.04 versions of Linux softwares
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|Full description=August 20, 2020  
the listed downloads will not work. I am preparing an AppImage to fix
 
this issue which should also allow it to be used in a much wider range of
 
Gnu-Linux versions. Check back soon...
 
  
This is a GUI program designed to help the newcomer (and  
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This is a GUI program designed to help the newcomer (and veteran) with the Linux Command Line Interface (CLI).
veteran) with the Command Line Interface (CLI).  
 
  
It is designed to be a 'helper' in the sense that one can store favorite /  
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It is designed to be a 'helper' in the sense that one can store favorite / useful commands for quick retrieval and use later. It is designed to be a reference as well, it has a 'starter' database of 160+ Linux commands and examples. Notes and 'Threat Level' indexes are used to help the novice.
useful commands for quick retrieval and use later. It is designed to be a  
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reference as well, it has a 'starter' database of 170+ GNU/ Linux commands.
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It can be helpful for veterans as well: store those complex, meter long, command lines here, no need to develop it again, simply search for it and use it as is or adapt it to the current issue.
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The program is not a terminal emulator, but gives its own advantages including: run and test (most) Command Lines directly, it can serve as a launcher program, it supports pkexec, it supports variables and asks at run time for the values, complex boolean searching is implemented as well a "simple" search, it supports text based storage and sqlite databases (your choice), it supports an unlimited number of databases as you like, and help is written directly into the program through toggle-able mouse-over hints.
 
|Homepage URL=https://github.com/Juuliuus/commandoo
 
|Homepage URL=https://github.com/Juuliuus/commandoo
 
|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|Computer languages=Pascal
 
|Computer languages=Pascal
|Documentation note=Designed for Debian and debian derivatives. Developed in Debian 8 and also tested in Debian 9. And tested with 64 bit Kubuntu and 32 bit Mint. It has versions for GTK2 and QT Widgetsets, if using QT widgetset the library libqt4pas5 must be installed (see readme and install notes). This library is available in all standard repositories.
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|Documentation note=The commandoo AppImage was developed in Kubuntu 20.04 as a qt5 application and has been tested on Fedora 32, Ubuntu 20.04, Kubuntu 18.04, Manjaro 20.04, and OpenSuse Leap 15.2. I've also been told it runs in Ubuntu 16.04. So, while designed in and for the recent 20.04 distros it will run on all the LTR distros too. In those cases I recommend using text based databases rather than the older sqlite libraries used by the older distros.
  
Alternative download at: https://www.timepirate.org/downloads.html
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It doesn't matter if the distro has qt5 installed or not, it will still work because the AppImage is self-contained. Basically, it should work on any major distribution using any desktop environment (note: outside of Kubuntu 20.04 it will not pay any attention to theming, sadly. I will be working on this).
 
|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
 
|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
 
|Keywords=CLI, command line interface, linux command, linux
 
|Keywords=CLI, command line interface, linux command, linux
|Version identifier=1.0.0
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|Version identifier=2.0.1
|Version date=2017/08/05
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|Version date=2020/08/20
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=https://github.com/Juuliuus/commandoo/tree/master/download
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|Version download=https://www.timepirate.org/downloads.html
 
|Last review by=Julius
 
|Last review by=Julius
|Last review date=2017/08/10
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|Last review date=2020/05/29
 
|Submitted date=2017/08/10
 
|Submitted date=2017/08/10
 
|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
 
|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
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{{Project license
 
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|License=GPLv3
 
|License copyright=Copyright (C) 2017 Julius Heinrich Ludwig Schön / Ronald Michael Spicer
 
|License copyright=Copyright (C) 2017 Julius Heinrich Ludwig Schön / Ronald Michael Spicer
 
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|Uitoolkit=gtk, qt
 
|Uitoolkit=gtk, qt
 
|Version-control=git
 
|Version-control=git
|Works-with=database
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|Works-with=sql, text
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
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Latest revision as of 06:01, 20 August 2020

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commandoo

https://github.com/Juuliuus/commandoo
GUI Linux Command Line Interface (CLI) Helper

August 20, 2020

This is a GUI program designed to help the newcomer (and veteran) with the Linux Command Line Interface (CLI).

It is designed to be a 'helper' in the sense that one can store favorite / useful commands for quick retrieval and use later. It is designed to be a reference as well, it has a 'starter' database of 160+ Linux commands and examples. Notes and 'Threat Level' indexes are used to help the novice.

It can be helpful for veterans as well: store those complex, meter long, command lines here, no need to develop it again, simply search for it and use it as is or adapt it to the current issue.

The program is not a terminal emulator, but gives its own advantages including: run and test (most) Command Lines directly, it can serve as a launcher program, it supports pkexec, it supports variables and asks at run time for the values, complex boolean searching is implemented as well a "simple" search, it supports text based storage and sqlite databases (your choice), it supports an unlimited number of databases as you like, and help is written directly into the program through toggle-able mouse-over hints.

Documentation

The commandoo AppImage was developed in Kubuntu 20.04 as a qt5 application and has been tested on Fedora 32, Ubuntu 20.04, Kubuntu 18.04, Manjaro 20.04, and OpenSuse Leap 15.2. I've also been told it runs in Ubuntu 16.04. So, while designed in and for the recent 20.04 distros it will run on all the LTR distros too. In those cases I recommend using text based databases rather than the older sqlite libraries used by the older distros.

It doesn't matter if the distro has qt5 installed or not, it will still work because the AppImage is self-contained. Basically, it should work on any major distribution using any desktop environment (note: outside of Kubuntu 20.04 it will not pay any attention to theming, sadly. I will be working on this).





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