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9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: March 3rd, 2024

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54 Gemini Clients You Can Use to Browse Gemini Edition (gemini://gemini.tuxmachines.org)

posted by Roy Schestowitz on Nov 28, 2023

Handwritten grocery list

THE Gemini Protocol will turn 5 next summer. It's widely adopted by now, but not widely advertised.

The traffic we get in Gemini continues to grow (about 5,000 requests per day for Tux Machines in recent days) and the Gemini capsule grows at the same speed as the Web site, as pages get added to both in tandem (at the same time, maybe 1 second apart). Likewise, the list of Gemini clients continues to grow. There are now 54 or more pieces of software that qualify as "browsers":

  1. A bare-bones but usable Gemini client in 100 lines of Python
  2. A bare-bones but usable Gemini client in 100 lines of Lua
  3. A bare-bones but usable Gemini client almost 100 lines of Go
  4. A Gemini client library in Guile Scheme
  5. A Gemini client for Android
  6. A Gemini client library in Go
  7. A more recent fork of the above library
  8. A rich Gemini client library in Nim
  9. Agregore, a "distributed web" browser supporting Gemini
  10. Amfora, a very feature-rich Gemini client for the terminal
  11. AmiGemini, a Gemini client for the Commodore Amiga
  12. Ariane, a Gemini client for Android
  13. Astro, a Gemini client written in shell script
  14. Astronaut, a terminal Gemini client written in Go
  15. Asuka, a ncurses-based Gemini client
  16. AV-98, an experimental Gemini client derived from VF-1
  17. Bollux, a Gemini client written in pure Bash
  18. Bombadillo, a multi-protocol client handling Gemini since 2.0.0
  19. Castor, A graphical Gemini client written in Rust
  20. Cgmnlm, a colorful fork of gmni
  21. Deedum, a Gemini client for Android
  22. Diohsc, a terminal Gemini client written in Haskell
  23. Dragonstone, a simple GTK Gopher/Gemini client written in Vala
  24. Elaho, a Gemini client for iOS
  25. elpher, a emacs-based Gopher and Gemini client
  26. Fafi, a graphical, tabbed client written in Racket
  27. felinks, a fork of the `elinks` web browser which supports Gemini and Gopher
  28. gacme, a Gemini client for plan9's Acme
  29. gcat, a `cat`-like Gemini client
  30. Gemget, a command-line Gemini downloader ala wget
  31. GemiNaut, a user-friendly GUI client for MS Windows
  32. Geopard, a client written in rust, using the gtk3 toolkit
  33. Gmi, a client written in POSIX-compliant shell
  34. gmi100, a CLI client written in 100 lines of ANSI C
  35. gurl, a `curl`-like Gemini client
  36. Gusmobile, a Gemini client library in Python
  37. gmni, a combined CLI and line-mode client for POSIX/C11
  38. Kristall, a graphical Gemini client using Qt
  39. Lagrange, a beautiful graphical Gemini client written in C
  40. majc, a curses client for Gemini written in Rust
  41. McRoss, a graphical Gemini client written in Python/Tkinter
  42. Moonlander, a very fancy graphical Gemini client written in Rust
  43. ncgopher, a Gopher and Gemini client written in Rust
  44. Offpunk, an offline-first command line client for Gemini and other protocols
  45. Rhapsode, an "auditory web browser" which supports Gemini
  46. Rosy Crow, a Gemini client for Android
  47. Ruhroh, a Gemini client written as a POSIX shell script
  48. Spwash, a bare-bones Gemini client written in C#
  49. tgmi, a terminal-based Gemini client for linux written in Python
  50. Twin Peaks, a graphical Gemini client written in C#
  51. Tinmop, a distraction free terminal client for Gemini (and Pleroma!)
  52. Vgmi, a terminal Gemini client written in C with vim-like keybindings
  53. Vimini, a Gemini client inspired by qutebrowser
  54. Zain, a graphical Gemini client written in Tcl/Tk

There will be more (on the way). You can download any of them and then go to gemini://gemini.tuxmachines.org

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