Yank is an amazing tool that allows you to keep your hands on the keyboard.
You can find more information about this project on github.
If you're on a mac you can install the tool via;
brew install yank
On many linux distributions you should be able to install it via;
apt-get install yank
You can confirm the installation command for your linux distribution.
If you run this command from a folder that contains files you should be able to experience a nice preview.
ls -lhat | yank
It's especially powerful when you want to fetch an id for a later command. Things like;
docker ps | yank
We've been notified on GitHub that
you may need to call via
yank-cli on Ubuntu and Debian. It's also been suggested that on
Windows 10 and on WSL you may need to explicitly send the output to the clipboard via;
ls -lhat | yank | clip.exe