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**xonsh** is a Python-powered, cross-platform, Unix-gazing shell language and command prompt.

The language is a superset of Python 3.6+ with additional shell primitives. xonsh (pronounced conch) is meant for the daily use of experts and novices alike.

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If you like xonsh, :star: the repo, `write a tweet`_ and stay tuned by watching releases.

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First steps

Visit for more information:

  • Installation 
    _ - using packages, docker or AppImage.
  • Tutorial 
    _ - step by step introduction in xonsh.
  • Xontribs 
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    Github Xontribs 
    _ - list of awesome xonsh extensions.

Projects that use xonsh

  • gitsome 
    _: A supercharged Git/shell autocompleter with GitHub integration.
  • rever 
    _: Cross-platform software release tool.
  • Regro autotick bot 
    _: Regro Conda-Forge autoticker.
  • xxh 
    _: Using xonsh wherever you go through the ssh.

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