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    ...The Open Source pages exist to make this case to the commercial world."    - Introduction to Open Source -

    Details: Shell Launcher

    market download Shell Launcher
    T-UI is an innovative launcher, which emulates a Linux Shell and its interface, which is fitted to be used on mobile devices. It also implements a lot of commands.

    Installed application can be launched simply by typing their name. T-UI uses the CompareString library, so it will know what you're meaning although you made typing error. --> Google+ Community --> XDA Thread --> Source code

    • all Linux Shell commands
    • Android-Specific commands
    • aliases, a few characters which contain entire commands, which can be used in every moment
    • double tap closes the screen
    • hide/unhide apps
    • music player
    • fully customizable
    • Linux Shell interface, fitted to be used on Android
    • simple to use launcher
    • useful file view to keep your files under control

    Some commands:
    search: search something you want in your Browser or Play Store
    flash: toggle flashlight
    player/next/listen: music player commands!
    uninstall/install: uninstall an applications, or install one from an apk
    call: call someone, by its number, or its contact name
    move/cp/mkdir: move or copy a file, or create a folder
    and many others!

    The best android Shell launcher, with a lot of functionalities:
    • navigate through your file system using cd command
    • files are referred with their relative path
    • preview of the current directory content in the lower part of the screen

    Tip: use help to get a list of all available commands, or help commandname to get informations about how a command works.
    This app is suggested for those who understand the advantage of using the Linux Shell.

    Thanks to Luke Winward for the original idea, and help during development.

    If you have an idea for a new feature, or you found a bug, or if you like this Shell Launcher, leave a review, or write me an email!

    If you like my work, offer me a coffee:

    Author: Francesco Andreuzzi
    Version: 4.5.b1
    Market link: ohi.andre.consolelauncher
    Web site:

    Source code:
    Code license:
    Market downloads: 10,000-50,000
    Market rating: 4.4 / 5.0
    Category: Top:/Applications/Personalization

    Added: 2016-06-28
    Updated: 2016-07-03
    Hits: 1856

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