Posted on Monday, November 24 2014 by Ionică Bizău
Using GitHub in a browser like Chrome, Firefox etc. is fine, but not always comfortable. When you always stay in a Terminal window, pressing alt + tab becomes annoying. This problem can be solved using a text browser (e.g. Elinks). However, using a text browser for browsing GitHub is not the most comfortable way to access GitHub resources.
That's why I created CLI GitHub: a fancy GitHub client for the command line, written in NodeJS.
You can install CLI GitHub by running
npm install -g cli-github and then
Local installation is also possible:
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:IonicaBizau/cli-github.git cd cli-github npm install ./bin/github
When running it for the first time, the application will need your username and password. Then you will be logged in and News Feed will appear:
If you want to visit your profile, press shift + P and then enter (your profile will be opened by default):
To go back to News Feed, press shift + ←.
Currently, the supported features are:
Check out the GitHub repository for documentation and issues.
And yes, contributions are welcome!
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