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
Python client pip install
C++ client brew install tldr
Android client tldr-viewer on Google Play
iOS client TLDR Man Page in App Store
Dash for OSX open Preferences > Downloads > User Contributed and find tldr pages in the list

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, OSX, 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

Fork me on GitHub