Coinmon – Check Cryptocurrency directly from command line
In this tutorial we will install Coinmon. Coinmon is a best CLI tool to check the prices of the Cryptocurrencies directly form your command line. I am command line fan and I like to do most of things from cli. So, Coinmon is best tool for me to check the prices of cryptocurrencies directly from cli.
- Node version 6.0.0 or higher
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Now we will install coinmon using npm.
npm install coinmon -g
Now we have successfully installed coinmon. Let’s see how you can use it.
Use the following command to check the prices of top 10 cryptocurrencies.
To see all the options available with coinmon execute the following command.
# coinmon -h Usage: coinmon [options] Options: -V, --version output the version number -c, --convert [currency] Convert to your fiat currency (default: usd) -f, --find [symbol] Find specific coin data with coin symbol (can be a comma seperated list) (default: ) -t, --top [index] Show the top coins ranked from 1 - [index] according to the market cap (default: null) -H, --humanize [enable] Show market cap as a humanized number, default true (default: true) -h, --help output usage information
To change the currency use -c option the your currency symbol
# coinmon -c eur
To check the price of single currency use the following command
For more information coinmon github page.