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Apps with 'Text-based' feature

  1. PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from hard disks, CD-ROMs, and lost pictures.
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    GNU GRUB is a multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, which was originally designed and implemented by Erich Stefan Boleyn.


  2. Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems.
  3. ncurses (new curses) is a programming library that provides an API which allows the programmer to write text-based user interfaces in a terminal-independent manner. It is a toolkit for developing "GUI-like" application software that runs under a terminal emulator.
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  4. SC-IM - Spreadsheet Calculator Improvised – An ncurses spreadsheet program for the terminal.
  5. Vimwiki is a personal wiki for Vim -- a number of linked text files that have their own syntax highlighting.
  6. Lifeline (Series)

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    Lifeline is a playable, branching story of survival against all odds. Using your device, you will help Taylor make life or death decisions, and face the consequences together. Represent entire series of Lifeline games.
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    Write and link your notes into a web of personal knowledge.
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    The "Universal Bootloader" ("Das U-Boot"), commonly shortened to U-Boot, is an open source primary bootloader for embedded systems.
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    FINAL CUT is a C++ class library and widget toolkit with full mouse support for creating a text-based user interface. The library supports the programmer to develop an application for the text console. It allows the simultaneous handling of multiple text windows on the screen.
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    A double-entry bookkeeping computer language that lets you define financial transaction records in a text file, read them in memory, generate a variety of reports from them, and provides a web interface.
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    A shell-like, command line terminal file manager written in C: simple, fast, extensible, and lightweight as hell.
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    AI-based interactive story teller, runs on your own GPU (or CPU, but much more slowly).
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    Oysttyer is a console text-based command-line Twitter client and Perl platform, fork of .
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  7. a tiny bashful static site generator.

    Discontinued

    The author's website, GitHub, and Twitter pages no longer exist.

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