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BashStyle-NG: spice up your BASH. ...and readline, vim, nano...
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=== Introduction ===

 BashStyle-NG is a graphical tool and toolchain for changing the behaviour
 and look'n'feel of Bash, Readline, Vim, Nano and GIT.

 Possibilities include:
    - 12 fancy pre-defined prompt styles
      - colors are customizable
      - random text color possible
      - random prompt style for each session possible
      - create your own prompt using UI
        - customizing pre-defined ones possible
      - alternatively monochrome prompts instead of colored
    - colored manpages (without using most)
    - colored output from ls and grep (matches)
      - colors are customizable
    - rembering last visited directory (and restore upon new session)
    - customize bash history settings
    - lscd: customized variant of cd, showing content of directory
      after cd, can create directories that don't exist, passing of
      customized ls parameters possible
    - un/setting shopts (shell options) for Bash 4.3 / 4.0-4.2 / 3.2+
    - customizable completion blacklist, timeout, welcome message and more
    - set GIT user name
    - set GIT mail address
    - set GIT editor for commit messages
    - set GIT colored output
    - un/set completion
    - un/set case sensitivity
    - un/set horizontal completion
    - un/set mark filetypes and folders
    - un/set include hidden files incompletion
    - customize almost 30 keybindings
    - un/set remember last position
    - un/set syntax highlighting
    - un/set auto indention
    - un/set case sensitive search
    - un/set incremental search
    - un/set display line numbers
    - un/set highlight current line/column
    - set dark or bright background
    - set line-wrap and tab-length
    - set color scheme
    - enable ruler/set ruler format
    - un/set search history
    - un/set syntax highlighting
    - un/set auto indention
    - un/set case sensitive search
    - fix backspace and numblock assignment
    - several extra functions for daily use
      - systemkit: show various system information, including cpu, system load,
        used/free/total ram and more
      - gitkit: various companion functions for GIT, like exporting the repo
        (like 'svn export'), creating tar.gz/tar.bz2/tar.xz/.zip archives from
        repo, getting active branch/action/revision/revno from repo (for PS1)
      - math conversion functions: convasc, convbin, convdec, convhex, convoct,
        convtemp. Convert between ascii, binary, decimal, hexadecimal, octal or
        temperature units
      - random: create random strings (for example passwords) of various types
      - scripts for working with files: map (run a command on given files, for
        non-batch commands), batch (batch-perform actions on files), basefile
        (extract extension, filename with/without extension or filepath from
        full filename, similar to basename), randomfile (perform action on a
        random file, also has history, multiple executions support and more)
      - and several more (see /usr/share/bashstyle-ng/rc/functions/ for all)

=== Program Icons ===

BashStyle-NG uses Oxygen icons by default (supplied), but if the icons exist
in your currently active GTK+ icon theme aswell, they will be used instead.

32x32 pixel icons:
	bs-ng		Application logo
	bs-ng-advanced	Icon for 'Advanced' category in UI
	bs-ng-alias	Icon for 'Alias' category in UI
	bs-ng-custom	Icon for 'Custom Prompt Builder' in UI
	bs-ng-git	Icon for 'GIT' category in UI
	bs-ng-info	Icon for 'About Dialog' in UI
	bs-ng-keys	Icon for 'Keybindings Setter' in UI
	bs-ng-ls	Icon for 'LS Colors' category in UI
	bs-ng-nano	Icon for 'Nano Configuration' in UI
	bs-ng-readline	Icon for 'Readline Configuration' in UI
	bs-ng-shopts	Icon for 'Shell Options Configuration' in UI
	bs-ng-style	Icon for 'Style' category in UI
	bs-ng-toolbox	Icon for 'Custom Prompt Builder Toolbox' in UI
	bs-ng-vim	Icon for 'VIM Configuration' in UI

=== GIT Access ===

You can get the latest in-development version by running:

git clone git://

=== Translations ===

*** Current Translations: ***

de (German) (Christopher Roy Bratusek)

*** New Translations: ***

Visit and apply for a team
or request the creation of a new one.

=== Bugs ===


before reporting bugs please make sure that you got the latest stable
version of BashStyle-NG.

=== Features Requests ===

If you got an Feature Request or a new Idea for BashStyle-NG, then don't
hesitate to post it! If you can provide patches, then that's even better.
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