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Author: Hiltjo Posthuma <hiltjo@codemadness.org>
Date:   Sun,  2 Dec 2018 13:36:32 +0100

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diff --git a/suckless.org/rocks/index.md b/suckless.org/rocks/index.md @@ -11,9 +11,10 @@ compatible with other suckless projects. ### Libc Implementations -* [musl](http://www.musl-libc.org/) - standard C library that attempts to be even smaller than uClibc -* [uClibc](https://uclibc.org/) - strives to be a minimalist C library suitable for embedded computing -* See also: [embedded libc comparison](http://www.etalabs.net/compare_libcs.html) +* [musl](http://www.musl-libc.org/) - standard C library that attempts to be even smaller than uClibc. + See also: [embedded libc comparison](http://www.etalabs.net/compare_libcs.html) +* [uClibc](https://uclibc.org/) - strives to be a minimalist C library suitable for embedded computing. + ### Compilers @@ -21,27 +22,32 @@ compatible with other suckless projects. ### Compression -* [liblzf](http://oldhome.schmorp.de/marc/liblzf.html) - very fast, legally unencumbered compression library +* [liblzf](http://oldhome.schmorp.de/marc/liblzf.html) - very fast, legally unencumbered compression library. * [miniz](https://github.com/richgel999/miniz) - single C-file reimplementation of zlib (MIT License). -* [xz embedded](https://tukaani.org/xz/embedded.html) - lightweight decompressor for the xz LZMA compressor (public domain) -* [Lzip](http://lzip.nongnu.org) - Properly designed data compressor outperforming gzip and bzip2 (GPLv2+) -* [zlib](http://zlib.net/) - the "standard" compression/decompression library, quite small, used in many applications ([zlib license](http://zlib.net/zlib_license.html)) -* [libz](https://sortix.org/libz/) - ABI and API compatible zlib fork with focus on correctness, proper portability, auditability, simplification and opportunities to optimize ([zlib license](http://zlib.net/zlib_license.html)) +* [xz embedded](https://tukaani.org/xz/embedded.html) - lightweight decompressor for the xz LZMA compressor (public domain). +* [Lzip](http://lzip.nongnu.org) - Properly designed data compressor outperforming gzip and bzip2 (GPLv2+). +* [zlib](http://zlib.net/) - the "standard" compression/decompression library, quite small, used in many applications ([zlib license](http://zlib.net/zlib_license.html)). +* [libz](https://sortix.org/libz/) - ABI and API compatible zlib fork with focus on correctness, + proper portability, auditability, simplification and opportunities to optimize ([zlib license](http://zlib.net/zlib_license.html)). ### Cryptography -* [libressl](https://www.libressl.org/) - LibreSSL is a version of the TLS/crypto stack forked from OpenSSL in 2014 +* [LibreSSL](https://www.libressl.org/) - LibreSSL is a version of the TLS/crypto stack forked from OpenSSL in 2014. ### Miscellaneous -* [ccv](http://libccv.org/) - C-based/Cached/Core Computer Vision Library, A Modern Computer Vision Library -* [libev](http://software.schmorp.de/pkg/libev.html) - high performance event-loop modelled after libevent but much smaller (dual licensed under 2-clause BSD and GPL) -* [mandoc](http://mandoc.bsd.lv/) - The mandoc UNIX manpage compiler toolset -* [morpheus](https://morpheus.2f30.org) - a statically linked musl based Linux distro -* [bare](https://git.uggedal.com/unmaintained/bare/) - simple distro using suckless software -* [pjsip](http://www.pjsip.org/) - open source SIP stack (GPL) -* [sdhcp](https://git.2f30.org/sdhcp/) - IPV4 DHCP client -* [termbox](https://github.com/nsf/termbox) - simple ncurses-like library for creating TUIs +* [ccv](http://libccv.org/) - C-based/Cached/Core Computer Vision Library, A Modern Computer Vision Library. +* [libev](http://software.schmorp.de/pkg/libev.html) - high performance event-loop modelled after libevent but much smaller + (dual licensed under 2-clause BSD and GPL). +* [mandoc](http://mandoc.bsd.lv/) - The mandoc UNIX manpage compiler toolset. +* [pjsip](http://www.pjsip.org/) - open source SIP stack (GPL). +* [sdhcp](https://git.2f30.org/sdhcp/) - IPv4 DHCP client. +* [termbox](https://github.com/nsf/termbox) - simple ncurses-like library for creating TUIs. + +### Distros + +* [bare](https://git.uggedal.com/unmaintained/bare/) - simple distro using suckless software. +* [morpheus](https://morpheus.2f30.org) - a statically linked musl based Linux distro. Unmaintained currently. Programs -------- @@ -55,57 +61,57 @@ This covers most console-based programs and programs from [plan9port][]. ### Audio Players -* [C* Music Player](https://cmus.github.io/) - An ncurses music player that can be controlled with an UNIX socket. +* [C* Music Player](https://cmus.github.io/) - A ncurses music player that can be controlled with an UNIX socket. * [cplay](http://cplay.sourceforge.net/) * [DeaDBeeF](http://deadbeef.sourceforge.net/) * [moc](http://moc.daper.net/) * [mpd](https://www.musicpd.org/) - A client/server based music player with console and graphical front-ends. * [mpg123](http://www.mpg123.de/) - A console mpg player which doesn't use auto*hell, or extra libraries. -* [mpg321](http://mpg321.sourceforge.net) +* [mpg321](http://mpg321.sourceforge.net) - command-line mp3 player. * [vorbis-tools](https://www.xiph.org/) (Ogg/FLAC) - Command-line tools to play Ogg and FLAC files. -* [RSound](https://github.com/Themaister/RSound/) - Simple PCM audio server and client +* [RSound](https://github.com/Themaister/RSound/) - Simple PCM audio server and client. -### BitTorrent Clients +### BitTorrent clients -* [btpd](https://github.com/btpd/btpd) - The BitTorrent Protocol Daemon +* [btpd](https://github.com/btpd/btpd) - The BitTorrent Protocol Daemon. -### Feed Aggregators +### Feed aggregators -* [newsboat](https://newsboat.org/) - RSS/Atom feed reader for text terminals (updated fork of [newsbeuter](https://www.newsbeuter.org/)) -* [snownews](https://github.com/kouya/snownews/) - Text mode RSS newsreader for Linux and Unix -* [sfeed](https://git.codemadness.org/sfeed/) - RSS and Atom parser + CLI programs +* [newsboat](https://newsboat.org/) - RSS/Atom feed reader for text terminals (updated fork of [newsbeuter](https://www.newsbeuter.org/)). +* [snownews](https://github.com/kouya/snownews/) - Text mode RSS newsreader for Linux and Unix. +* [sfeed](https://git.codemadness.org/sfeed/) - RSS and Atom parser + CLI programs. -### File Browsers +### File browsers -* [noice](https://git.2f30.org/noice/) - Small and portable file browser -* [nnn](https://github.com/jarun/nnn) - Noice is Not Noice, a noicer fork... -* [rover](https://lecram.github.io/p/rover/) - Simple file browser for the terminal +* [noice](https://git.2f30.org/noice/) - Small and portable file browser. +* [nnn](https://github.com/jarun/nnn) - Noice is Not Noice, a fork of noice with more features. +* [rover](https://lecram.github.io/p/rover/) - Simple file browser for the terminal. -### File Managers +### File managers -* [mc](https://midnight-commander.org/) - Midnight Commander is a free cross-platform orthodox file manager -* [ranger](https://ranger.github.io/) - ranger is a file manager with vi key bindings written in python but with an interface that rocks +* [mc](https://midnight-commander.org/) - Midnight Commander is a free cross-platform orthodox file manager. +* [ranger](https://ranger.github.io/) - ranger is a file manager with vi key bindings written in python but with an interface that rocks. ### Git -* [stagit](https://git.codemadness.org/stagit/) - static git page generator (HTML) -* [stagit-gopher](https://git.codemadness.org/stagit-gopher/) - static git page generator for gopher (geomyidae .gph pages) +* [stagit](https://git.codemadness.org/stagit/) - static git page generator (HTML). +* [stagit-gopher](https://git.codemadness.org/stagit-gopher/) - static git page generator for gopher (geomyidae .gph pages). -### IRC Clients +### IRC clients -* [Irc](https://swtch.com/irc/) +* [Irc](https://swtch.com/irc/) - IRC client for ACME. * [irc.c from mpu](https://c9x.me/irc/) - A Minimal Curses IRC Client. * [ii](//tools.suckless.org/ii/) - A FIFO based IRC client which is part of the suckless.org project. * [ircrc](http://plan9.bell-labs.com/sources/contrib/fgb/rc/ircrc) - An rc-based IRC client similar to ircc. Needs minor modification to run on UNIX. -* [irssi](https://irssi.org/) +* [irssi](https://irssi.org/) - Text-mode IRC client. * [sic](//tools.suckless.org/sic/) - Another suckless.org IRC client. Similar to ircc. -* [quIRC](https://github.com/ec429/quIRC) - a lightweight console IRC client +* [quIRC](https://github.com/ec429/quIRC) - a lightweight console IRC client. -### Image Viewers +### Image viewers -* [feh](https://feh.finalrewind.org/) - A highly customizable image viewer that can also set desktop background image. +* [feh](https://feh.finalrewind.org/) - A highly customizable image viewer that can also set a desktop background image. * [jpg/gif/bmp/png][plan9port] - Simple programs from Plan 9 to display images in no-frills windows. Included with plan9port. -* [meh](https://www.johnhawthorn.com/meh/) - image viewer using raw XLib, libjpeg, libpng and libgif +* [meh](https://www.johnhawthorn.com/meh/) - image viewer using raw XLib, libjpeg, libpng and libgif. * [page][plan9port] - Plan 9's image/document viewer program. Included with plan9port. * [qiv](http://spiegl.de/qiv/) * [sxiv](https://github.com/muennich/sxiv) - Simple (or small or suckless) X Image Viewer. Depends on xlib and imlib2. @@ -114,15 +120,15 @@ This covers most console-based programs and programs from [plan9port][]. * [lel](https://git.2f30.org/lel/) - Suckless imagefile viewer (WIP) * [imv](https://github.com/exec64/imv) - Simple X11/Wayland Image Viewer. Depends on SDL2 and FreeImage. -### Instant Messaging Clients +### Instant-Messaging clients -* [bitlbee](https://www.bitlbee.org/main.php/news.r.html) - A program to translate IM protocols to IRC. You can now IM from your IRC client, and you don't even need to install anything. +* [bitlbee](https://www.bitlbee.org/main.php/news.r.html) - A program to translate IM protocols to IRC. * [CenterIM](http://www.centerim.org/index.php/Main_Page) - A centericq fork. -* [irssi-xmpp](http://cybione.org/~irssi-xmpp/) +* [irssi-xmpp](http://cybione.org/~irssi-xmpp/) - An irssi plugin to connect to the Jabber network. * [mcabber](http://mcabber.com/) - A console jabber client. -* [ysm](http://ysmv7.sourceforge.net/) +* [ysm](http://ysmv7.sourceforge.net/) - A console-based ICQ client. -### Mail Clients +### Mail clients * [Mail][plan9port] - A mail client for [acme][]. Included with plan9port. * [dmc](//git.suckless.org/dmc/) - A minimalistic approach to a command-line mail client (WIP) @@ -136,29 +142,29 @@ This covers most console-based programs and programs from [plan9port][]. * [mblaze](https://github.com/chneukirchen/mblaze) - Unix utilities to deal with Maildir * [mpop](https://marlam.de/mpop/) - a POP3 mail client. It is much [faster and simpler than fetchmail](https://marlam.de/mpop/documentation). -### Media Players +### Media players * [mplayer](http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/news.html) (without GUI) - You know mplayer, but you may not know that it works well without the GUI. -* [mpv](https://mpv.io/) - a free, open source, and cross-platform media player +* [mpv](https://mpv.io/) - a free, open source and cross-platform media player. * [ffplay](https://www.ffmpeg.org/ffplay.html) - FFplay is a very simple and portable media player. It came with ffmpeg which is a mplayer dependence. -### Password Managers +### Password managers -* [pass](https://www.passwordstore.org/) - The standard unix password manager -* [tpm](https://github.com/nmeum/tpm/) - Tiny password manager -* [spm](https://notabug.org/kl3/spm/) - Simple password manager (actively maintained fork of nmeum's tpm) +* [pass](https://www.passwordstore.org/) - The standard unix password manager. +* [tpm](https://github.com/nmeum/tpm/) - Tiny password manager. +* [spm](https://notabug.org/kl3/spm/) - Simple password manager (actively maintained fork of nmeum's tpm). -### PDF Viewers +### PDF viewers -* [mupdf](https://mupdf.com/) - a lightweight PDF viewer written in C. It supports PDF, XPS, EPUB, XHTML, CBZ, PNG, JPEG, GIF, and TIFF. -* [zathura](https://pwmt.org/projects/zathura/) - an extensible document viewer/shell which can support CBZ, DJVU, PS, EPUB (with mupdf), and PDF (with mupdf or poppler). +* [mupdf](https://mupdf.com/) - a lightweight PDF viewer written in C. It supports PDF, XPS, EPUB, XHTML, CBZ, PNG, JPEG, GIF and TIFF. +* [zathura](https://pwmt.org/projects/zathura/) - an extensible document viewer/shell which can support CBZ, DJVU, PS, EPUB (with mupdf) and PDF (with mupdf or poppler). ### Shells -* [mksh](https://www.mirbsd.org/mksh.htm) - MirBSD Korn Shell, an actively developed free implementation of the Korn Shell programming language and a successor to the Public Domain Korn Shell (pdksh) -* [dash](http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/dash/) - DASH is a POSIX-compliant implementation of /bin/sh that aims to be as small as possible. It does this without sacrificing speed where possible. +* [dash](http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/dash/) - DASH is a POSIX-compliant implementation of /bin/sh that aims to be as small as possible. +* [mksh](https://www.mirbsd.org/mksh.htm) - MirBSD Korn Shell, an actively developed free implementation of the Korn Shell programming language and a successor to the Public Domain Korn Shell (pdksh). -### Text Editors +### Text editors * [acme][] - Rob Pike's framing text editor for Plan 9. Included in [plan9port][]. * [ired](http://www.radare.org/r/) (Minimalist hexadecimal editor and bindiffer for p9, w32 and *nix) @@ -184,23 +190,23 @@ This covers most console-based programs and programs from [plan9port][]. * [entr](http://entrproject.org/) - Run arbitrary commands when files change * [snore](https://github.com/clamiax/snore) - Sleep with feedback -### Web Browsers +### Web browsers * [Abaco](http://lab-fgb.com/abaco/) -* [Conkeror](http://www.conkeror.org/) - A Gecko based browser, imparting it Emacs style key bindings, appearances, and behaviors. -* [Dillo](https://www.dillo.org/) - Blazingly fast graphical browser with incomplete CSS support. +* [Conkeror](http://www.conkeror.org/) - A Gecko based browser, with Emacs-style key bindings, appearances and behaviors. +* [Dillo](https://www.dillo.org/) - Blazingly fast graphical browser with basic CSS support. * [edbrowse](http://edbrowse.org/) - ed-alike webbrowser. Unfortunately it is not the standard web browser. * [ELinks](http://elinks.or.cz/) - Feature-rich fork of Links, but without the graphical mode. * [Links](http://links.twibright.com/) - A text-based browser that also has a simple graphical mode. -* [Lynx](http://lynx.invisible-island.net/) - Lynx sets the stardard for text-mode web clients since 1992. It even supports Gopher protocol. +* [Lynx](http://lynx.invisible-island.net/) - text-mode web browser, supports the Gopher protocol. * [netsurf](http://www.netsurf-browser.org/) - Very fast graphical browser with custom engine that has near-perfect CSS support. * [surf](//surf.suckless.org/) - WebKit2 browser that can be embedded into other applications and uses dmenu as the address bar. * [Tridactyl](https://github.com/cmcaine/tridactyl) - A WebExtension that tries to make Firefox Vim like. Unlike many similar extensions it works with firefox 57+ * [uzbl](https://www.uzbl.org/) - Web interface tools which adhere to the unix philosophy. -* [Vimperator](http://vimperator.org/) - An extension to make Firefox keyboard friendly and Vim-like. (Doesn't work with firefox 57+) +* [Vimperator](http://vimperator.org/) - An extension to make Firefox keyboard friendly and Vim-like. (Doesn't work with Firefox 57+). * [VimFX](https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/vimfx/) - Another extension to make Firefox Vim-like. Less invasive than - Vimperator (Doesn't work with firefox 57+) + Vimperator (Doesn't work with Firefox 57+) * [w3m](http://w3m.sourceforge.net/) - Text-based browser which can view images in terminal. ### X11 @@ -223,27 +229,28 @@ This covers most console-based programs and programs from [plan9port][]. Daemons ------- -This section is dedicated to Daemons that are related to the UNIX philosophy (but +This section is dedicated to daemons that are related to the UNIX philosophy (but don't really belong into the cool programs section which is about programs which work well with dwm). ### Web Servers -* [quark](//tools.suckless.org/quark/) - suckless simple static web server -* [OpenBSD httpd/relayd](https://bsd.plumbing/) - Designed to combat the feature creep of modern webservers. Boasts extremely concise configuration, with sane default behavior. +* [quark](//tools.suckless.org/quark/) - suckless simple static web server. +* [OpenBSD httpd/relayd](https://bsd.plumbing/) - Designed to combat the feature creep of modern webservers. Boasts concise configuration, with sane defaults. * [darkhttpd](https://unix4lyfe.org/darkhttpd/) - Darkhttpd is a simple, fast HTTP 1.1 web server for static content. * [thttpd](http://acme.com/software/thttpd/) - Outperforms many bigger httpds. Old, still works very well! -* [mini_httpd](http://acme.com/software/mini_httpd/) - By the thttpd developers. Even smaller subset of thttpd with support for .htpasswd, CGI, dirlisting, HTTP errors and SSL, nothing more or less than that. -* [shus](https://github.com/dimkr/shus) - A tiny HTTP server for static sites +* [mini_httpd](http://acme.com/software/mini_httpd/) - By the thttpd developers. + Even smaller subset of thttpd with support for .htpasswd, CGI, dirlisting, HTTP errors and SSL, nothing more or less than that. +* [shus](https://github.com/dimkr/shus) - A tiny HTTP server for static sites. ### Gopher clients -* [sacc](gopher://bitreich.org/1/releases/sacc) - terminal gopher client by quinq +* [sacc](gopher://bitreich.org/1/releases/sacc) - terminal gopher client by [quinq](//suckless.org/people/quinq/). -### Gopher Servers +### Gopher servers -* [geomyidae](http://git.r-36.net/geomyidae/) - small gopher-daemon written by 20h +* [geomyidae](http://git.r-36.net/geomyidae/) - small gopher-daemon written by [20h](//suckless.org/people/20h/). -### Misc Daemons +### Misc daemons * [scron](https://git.2f30.org/scron/) - simple crond.