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Simplified and community-driven man pages
Run in live demo or your terminal.
Install the NodeJS client
npm install -g tldr
You can also try other TLDR clients.
Fork project's Github repo.
This repository is just that: an ever-growing collection of examples for the most common UNIX / Linux / OSX / SunOS commands.
Just edit some page from
pages/ folder and submit a pull request.
- Focus on the 5-6 most common usages.
- When in doubt, keep new command-line users in mind.
- Introduce examples gradually, from the simplest to more complex.
- Don't explain general UNIX concepts.
- Have a look at a few existing pages.
Check more detailed Contributing Guidelines.