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A collection of simplified and community-driven man pages.
Install it with
npm install -g tldr
or try the web client.
New to the command-line world? Or just a little rusty?
Or perhaps you can't always remember the arguments to
Maybe it doesn't help that the first option explained in
man tar is:
-b blocksize Specify the block size, in 512-byte records, for tape drive I/O. As a rule, this argument is only needed when reading from or writing to tape drives, and usually not even then as the default block size of 20 records (10240 bytes) is very common.
Surely people could benefit from simplified man pages focused on practical examples. How about:
This repository is just that: an ever-growing collection of examples for the most common UNIX / Linux / macOS / SunOS commands.
You can access these pages on your computer using one of the following clients:
brew install tldr
brew install porras/tap/tlcr
pub global activate tldr
Preferences > Downloads > User Contributedand find
tldr pagesin the list
stack install tldr
npm install -g tldr
composer global require brainmaestro/tldr
gem install tldrb
There is also a comprehensive list of clients in our Wiki.
Cheat allows you to create and view interactive cheatsheets on the command-line. It was designed to help remind *nix system administrators of options for commands that they use frequently, but not frequently enough to remember.
Bro pages are a highly readable supplement to man pages. Bro pages show concise, common-case examples for Unix commands. The examples are submitted by the user base, and can be voted up or down; the best entries are what people see first when they look up a command.
provides detailed examples with explanations on the command line.
Examples come from the repository, but
eg supports displaying
custom examples and commands alongside the defaults.
TL;DR stands for
Too Long; Didn't Read.
It originates in Internet slang, where it is used to indicate that a long text
(or parts of it) has been skipped as too lengthy.
Read more in Wikipedia's TL;DR article.