Programming language: Go
License: GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
Tags: Productivity     Command Line    
Latest version: v0.7.20

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shonenjump is a lightweight autojump clone written in Go.

What does it do?

Quote from the description of autojump:

autojump is a faster way to navigate your filesystem. It works by maintaining a database of the directories you use the most from the command line.

Directories must be visited first before they can be jumped to.

How to use it?

Once you have cd into a directory, shonenjump will save it in a list. The next time you can use the j shortcut to visit it.

For example, suppose that you have cd into a directory called /usr/local/Very-Long-Dir-Name/Sub-Dir/target after shonenjump is enabled. You can then use j long or j target or j vldn to visit it.

Sometimes the first matched directory is not what you want, you can type j <your key word> and then type Tab to trigger auto completion and see the options.



brew install suzaku/homebrew-shonenjump/shonenjump


  1. Download the shonenjump binary for your platform, place it in a directory in your $PATH.
  2. Download the setup script for your shell and include it in your shell profile.

For example, if you are using zsh, you can do the following:

   wget -O ~/.shonenjump.zsh https://raw.githubusercontent.com/suzaku/shonenjump/master/scripts/shonenjump.zsh
   echo 'source $HOME/.shonenjump.zsh' >> ~/.zshrc

1. If you are using `zsh`, you'll need an extra step to setup tab completion.

   You need to place a script into the `zsh/site-functions` directory:
   cd <Your Zsh Site-functions Dir>
   wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/suzaku/shonenjump/master/scripts/_j