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Dotctrl is a package for managing your dotfiles on Linux.

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Dotctrl is a package for managing your “dotfiles” on Linux. Dotctrl works on top of a configuration file that contains the absolute paths of the place of origin of dotfiles.


  • Automatically manages dotfiles ending with rc in the user’s HOME;
  • Automatically manages the main configuration files of the editors: Atom, Sublime Text, Visual Studio Code;
  • The Dotctrl repository stores the same path structure as the configuration files with the user’s HOME files;


To work correctly, you will first need:

  • python (v3.8 or recent) must be installed.
  • pip (v19.3 or recent) must be installed.



$ sudo pip install dotctrl

For the user:

$ pip install dotctrl --user


To know the commands of Dotctrl, run the command:

$ dotctrl -h

Also visit the Dotctrl home page and see more about settings and usability.


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The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License ©



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