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Linenoise Alternatives

Linenoise is described as '"A minimal, zero-config, BSD licensed, readline replacement used in Redis, MongoDB, and Android."' and is an app. There are three alternatives to Linenoise for Linux, BSD, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is GNU readline, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Linenoise are libedit and replxx.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Linux

"A minimal, zero-config, BSD licensed, readline replacement used in Redis, MongoDB, and Android."

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  1. GNU readline

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GNU readline is a software library that provides line-editing and history capabilities for interactive programs with a command-line interface.

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  2. libedit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    This is an autotool- and libtoolized port of the NetBSD Editline library (libedit). This Berkeley-style licensed command line editor library provides generic line editing, history, and tokenization functions, similar to those found in GNU Readline.

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  3. replxx

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    replxx - A readline and libedit replacement that supports UTF-8, syntax highlighting, hints and Windows and is BSD licensed.

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