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A terminal-based lightnovel reader written in Bash.

Project README

lightnovel.sh

A terminal-based lightnovel reader written in Bash. It scrapes freewebnovel.

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Features

  • Read daily updated english translated novels, retrieved from freewebnovel's extensive library.
  • Focused on simplicity, minimalism and usability.
  • Written in Bash, with minimal dependencies and easily tweakable.
  • Stores your 20 most recently read novels[^1] to continue reading where you left off.
  • It uses the less pager by default, which can be changed by setting the PAGER environment variable.

[^1]: This can be easily changed by editing the HISTORY_LENGHT variable on the script.

Installation

Arch Linux

yay -S lightnovel.sh-git

Linux

Dependencies

Make sure you have these installed

cat curl grep head less mkdir sed tput tr w3m

Installing

git clone https://github.com/lr-tech/lightnovel.sh && sudo cp lightnovel.sh/lightnovel.sh /usr/local/bin/lightnovel.sh

Uninstalling

sudo rm /usr/local/bin/lightnovel.sh

Usage

A terminal-based lightnovel reader written in Bash.

USAGE:
  lightnovel.sh [OPTION]

OPTIONS:
  -c, --clear-cache     Clear cache
  -h, --help            Print this help page
  -l, --last-session    Restore last session
  -V, --version         Print version number

Credits

  • lightnovel-cli: A simple program to read lightnovels in your terminal (Written in Rust).
  • manga-cli: Bash script for reading mangas via the terminal.
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