Broot: an enhanced 'tree' command
Broot allows you to get an overview of a directory in an interactive way that works much better than ‘tree’ on folders with many files.
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You can download precompile binaries from https://dystroy.org/broot/install/ or search on your system repositories (it’s available on Arch Linux).
There is a companion function called
br that allows to do a
cd when you press ALT + Enter when a directory is selected on
broot. When you start
broot for the first time it will ask you to install this shell function (you can also run
broot if you haven’t installed
br) on a terminal. You will see a tree view for the current directory. Use arrow keys to move around, Enter to open a file or folder, ALT + Enter to close Broot and
cd to the selected directory. Search by just typing the letters. Press Ctrl + C to close Broot.
A simple but powerful command to replace
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