TLDR pages

Simplified and community-driven man pages


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

Try the live demo below, have a look at the pdf version, or follow the installing instructions.

CLI Installation

As of now, our most mature client is the NodeJS 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 instruction
Web client the live demo
Node.js client npm install -g tldr
Ruby client gem install tldrb
Python client pip install
C++ client brew tap tldr-pages/tldr
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
find tldr pages in the list

There are more clients listed in TL;DR clients wiki page.


Fork project’s Github repo.

This repository is just that: an ever-growing collection of examples for the most common UNIX / Linux / OSX / SunOS / Windows commands.

You’re encouraged to edit some page from the pages/ folder and submit a pull request. Just keep in mind the few things below.

Check more detailed Contributing Guidelines.


MIT License