tldr pages

Simplified and community-driven man pages

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

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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

There are many more clients that have sprouted from the community, including:

They can be found in the wiki.

§ 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