Projects / metashell


metashell is a lightweight, heavy punch, interactive, intelligent command line shell. The difference lies in its ability to determine a file's data type, and automatically run your desired applications. It uses file data types (MIME types) to determine a file's type, and then using user-defined applications automatically opens the file.

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Recent releases

  •  27 Jan 2008 14:21

    Release Notes: The code was cleaned up. Handling of tilde (~) versus /home/ was fixed. The configuration editing engine was rewritten to be independent of the OS binary formats. Auto-install bugs were fixed. Directory listing of filetypes (filetype and wildcards) was added. Auto-update was added, which will update metashell without changeing configuration. This is the first binary release (using par-binary). Error handling was cleaned up.

    •  25 Jan 2008 18:38

      Release Notes: A PATH execution security flaw has been fixed. Errors with using ~ (home path) have been fixed. Aliases have been added. ~/.msh_apps has been added for default applications, as well as ~/.msh_aliases for command aliases. The need for "whereis" (a Linux binary) has been removed. The Configuration Engine and PATH completion have been rewritten.

      •  23 Jan 2008 19:40

        No changes have been submitted for this release.


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