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Personal shell command keeper

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# A Meta CLI toolkit

> Your personal shell command keeper

## Why?

Writwick Wraj loves using the command line.

Writwick googles "How to do X in terminal?" and multiple forums and blog posts finally provide him the magical _command_ for the rescue. Problem Solved !

Fast forward couple weeks, Writwick has to do X in terminal, again. Wraj remembers solving this few weeks ago. Let him do a reverse-i-search with _Ctrl+R_. Nope, can't remember sh*t. Browser search history? 25 web pages found matching _X_. Argh!

Writwik finally finds the solution. From this time Writwik starts writing the commands somewhere online for the future.

Wait, why shouldn't he keep the command in his terminal itself if this is only place where he'll ever have use it?

## Features

  • Save a new command with a brief description

  • Search the saved commands using powerful patterns

  • Save the commands as a secret GitHub gist

  • Use keep push and keep pull to sync the commands between GitHub gist and other computers.

ProTip : Save the commands you usually forget in ssh sessions and sync it with your local machine.

## Installation

$ pip3 install keep

Use Python 3.6 or later.

You can install pip3 using apt-get as sudo apt install python3-pip.

## Usage


Keep and view shell commands in terminal only.


-v, --verbose

Enables verbose mode.


Show this message and exit.


edit Edit a saved command. github_token Register a GitHub Token to use GitHub Gists as a backup. grep Searches for a saved command. init Initializes the CLI. list Shows the saved commands. new Saves a new command. pull Pull commands from saved GitHub gist. push Push commands to a secret GitHub gist. rm Deletes a saved command. run Executes a saved command. update Check for an update of Keep.

[See the detailed usage and tutorial.](

### Command-line Completion

To enable command-line completion (TAB completion) follow these steps for the shell of your choice

#### bash

  1. Create a directory in your home directory called .bash

    mkdir -p ~/.bash

  2. Copy [completion/keep.bash]( to ~/.bash/keep

    curl -SLo “~/.bash/keep” “

  3. Add the following lines to ~/.bashrc file

    [ -f “~/.bash/keep.bash” ] && . “~/.bash/keep”

#### zsh

  1. Create a directory in your home called .zsh

    mkdir -p ~/.zsh

  2. Copy [completion/keep.zsh]( to ~/.zsh/_keep

    curl -SLo “~/.zsh/_keep” “

  3. Add the following lines inside ~/.zshrc file

    fpath=(~/.zsh $fpath) autoload -Uz compinit && compinit

### Contribute

This is a very young project. If you have got any suggestions for new features or improvements, please comment over [here]( Pull Requests are most welcome !

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