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Apps with 'Keyboard focused' feature

  1. Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of contributed content. It also has a GUI version called GVim.
  2. An actively developped, keyboard-focused browser with a minimal GUI, inspired by other browsers/addons like dwb and Vimperator/Pentadactyl. It’s based on Python, PyQt5 and QtWebKit and free software, licensed under the GPL.


  3. A professional list-making tool. Minimalist, keyboard-centric online outliner and task management application. Free sharing, unlimited lists, free import and export. Markdown and code support. Good for geeks 🤓 and keyboard lovers 💻.
  4. With effects, samples, and transitions that rival vinyl turntablisms, Virtual DJ lets anyone produce polished MP3 mixes.
  5. Left is a distractionless writing tool with auto-complete, a synonyms dictionary, writing statistics, markup-based navigation and a speed-reader.
  6. Tig: text-mode interface for Git
  7. Regolith Linux is a distro for people that prefer a spartan interface with polished and consistent system management. It brings together a trifecta of Ubuntu’s ubiquity, .
  8. Nyxt is a new type of web browser for power users. It's built from the ground-up to be completely customizable. Out of the box Nyxt ships with tens of features that allow you to quickly analayze, navigate, and extract information from the Internet.
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    Broot offers a better way to navigate directories. Different from the typical 'tree' command, it summarizes directory contents so more fits on screen.
  9. Sioyek is a PDF viewer with minimal interface optimized for reading research papers and technical books.
  10. Howl is a general purpose editor that aims to be both lightweight and fully customizable. It is built on top of the very fast LuaJIT runtime, and can be extended in either Lua or Moonscript. It has a minimalistic UI driven mainly by the keyboard.
  11. Fast, small, webkit based browser framework extensible by Lua.
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    dwb is a lightweight web browser based on the webkit web browser engine and the gtk toolkit. dwb is highly customizable and can be easily configured through a web interface. It intends to be mostly keyboard driven, inspired by firefox's vimperator plugin.
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    Everything you need to get started without any configuration. A completely usable editor, right out of the box.
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    • Online
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    Keyboard focused, hackable TODO app.