TLDR pages

Simplified and community-driven man pages


The TLDR pages are a community effort to simplify the beloved man pages with practical examples.

TLDR screenshot

Try the live demo below, have a look at the PDF version, or follow the installation instructions.

§ Installation

As of now, our most mature client is the node.js one, which you can easily install from NPM:

npm install -g tldr

You can also try any of the many other TLDR clients that have sprouted from the community:

Client Installation instructions
Web client Visit
Node.js client npm install -g tldr
Ruby client gem install tldrb
Haskell client stack install tldr
Perl client cpanm App::tldr
Python client pip install tldr / pacman -S tldr
C++ client brew install tldr
Rust client cargo install tealdeer / yaourt -S tealdeer
Android client tldr-viewer on Google Play
iOS client TLDR Man Page on App Store
Dash for macOS open Preferences > Downloads > User Contributed and find tldr pages in the list
Bash client bpkg install pepa65/tldr
Snap sudo snap install tldr
Go client go get -u

There are more clients listed in the TLDR clients wiki page.

§ Contributing

This repository is an ever-growing collection of examples for the most common UNIX, Linux, macOS, SunOS and Windows commands.

You're encouraged to create or edit pages in the pages/ folder at the project's repository and submit a pull request.

Just keep in mind the Contributing guidelines.

§ License

MIT License

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