Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). cool terminal apps... - macOS Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In cool terminal apps... milekno77 Posted: April 30, 2002 1:28AM in macOS edited January 2014 i'm feeling rather chatty...but I was wondering what apps people are using with the new terminal in X? Compilers? Homemade stuff? Is the unix shell enough entertainment for everyone? Comments Reply 1 of 9 eugene Posts: 8,254member April 30, 2002 6:07AM I use the terminal for everything...mp3 encoding - LAMEIRC - EPIC/irciiimage manipulation - NetPBMICQ - micqssh - OpenSSHtext editing - Vimyadda yadda Reply 2 of 9 jambo Posts: 3,036member April 30, 2002 8:42AM RC5 Client - Join here: <a href="http://team.macnn.com" target="_blank">team.macnn.com</a> J :cool: Reply 3 of 9 ghost_user_name Posts: 22,667member April 30, 2002 3:40PM web browsing - linksfile searching - find, locate, grep Reply 4 of 9 belle Posts: 1,574member April 30, 2002 3:50PM I use grep and its sisters a lot (usually in combination with find), and write a lot of perl scripts.curl (or wget) is very useful. I do all my ftp-ing from the shell.And I can rlogin to my machines at work. Reply 5 of 9 amorph Posts: 7,112member April 30, 2002 4:11PM perl, ftp, links, perl, vi, python, perl, gcc, gdb, and the occasional telnet (ssh isn't an option).Did I mention perl? Reply 6 of 9 belle Posts: 1,574member April 30, 2002 4:16PM Oh, how could I forget pico and pine! Reply 7 of 9 fuzzymonk Posts: 22member May 1, 2002 8:44AM I about wet my self the first time I opened up term and typed in ncftp and had it start up. Any ftp program that allows you to have tab compleation in the server rocks in my book.[ 05-01-2002: Message edited by: fuzzymonk ]</p> Reply 8 of 9 davechen Posts: 56member May 1, 2002 12:33PM vim (in all its syntax coloring glory), ssh, make, gcc/g++, wget, ftp. Reply 9 of 9 dobby Posts: 796member May 2, 2002 4:49AM Perl, ansi c, emacs, vi, sql, informix admin progs, Openssh, ftp and telnet to allow admin of other systems.I never use the GUI if I can do it from the terminal window. It might take 10 times longer but I have the time and am sad enough to do this. Sign In or Register to comment.