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|A Markdown Editor for the 21st century.|
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|CLI and local web plain text note‑taking, bookmarking, and archiving with linking, tagging, filtering, search, Git versioning & syncing, Pandoc conversion, + more, in a single portable script.|
|Mdp||4,438||9 months ago||1||February 27, 2018||15||gpl-3.0||C|
|A command-line based markdown presentation tool.|
|A command-line tool to turn web pages into readable PDF, EPUB, HTML, or Markdown docs.|
|Assemble||3,788||3,606||267||4 years ago||119||May 20, 2017||29||mit||CSS|
|Get the rocks out of your socks! Assemble makes you fast at web development! Used by thousands of projects for rapid prototyping, themes, scaffolds, boilerplates, e-books, UI components, API documentation, blogs, building websites/static site generator, an alternative to Jekyll for gh-pages and more! Gulp- and grunt-friendly.|
|Vue Styleguidist||2,355||126||351||3 days ago||359||September 06, 2022||66||mit||TypeScript|
|Created from react styleguidist for Vue Components with a living style guide|
The tldr-pages project is a collection of community-maintained help pages for command-line tools, that aims to be a simpler, more approachable complement to traditional man pages.
Maybe you're new to the command-line world? Perhaps you're just a little rusty or can't always recall the arguments for commands like
It certainly doesn't help that the first option explained in
man tar is:
-b blocksize Specify the block size, in 512-byte records, for tape drive I/O. As a rule, this argument is only needed when reading from or writing to tape drives, and usually not even then as the default block size of 20 records (10240 bytes) is very common.
There seems to be room for simpler help pages, focused on practical examples. How about:
This repository is just that: an ever-growing collection of examples for the most common UNIX, Linux, macOS, SunOS, Android and Windows command-line tools.
A popular and convenient way to access these pages on your computer is to install the Node.js client, which is supported by the tldr-pages project maintainers:
npm install -g tldr
Alternatively, you can also use the Python client, which can be installed via
pip3 install tldr
Or Mac users can also install our C Client using Homebrew.
brew install tldr
Then you have direct access to simplified, easy-to-read help for commands, such as
accessible through typing
tldr tar instead of the standard
If you want an offline version without installing any software, check out the PDF version.
For browsing without installing a client to your computer, see the web client at https://tldr.inbrowser.app (with offline support using PWA).
There are also various other clients provided by the community, both for the command-line and for other platforms. For a comprehensive list of clients, head over to our Wiki.
All contributions are welcome!
Some ways to contribute include:
tldr pages are written in markdown, so they can be edited quite easily and changes can be submitted in
pull requests here using Git on the command-line or
using the GitHub web interface.
We strive to maintain a welcoming and collaborative community. If it's your first time contributing, have a look at the contributing guidelines, and go ahead!
If you'd like to contribute to translations, you can visit https://lukwebsforge.github.io/tldri18n/ to see the overall progress of all translations, and which translations are missing or outdated.
Command Line Interface Pages allows you to write standardized help pages for CLI, directories and configs.
Cheat allows you to create and view interactive cheatsheets on the command-line. It was designed to help remind *nix system administrators of options for commands that they use frequently, but not frequently enough to remember.
cheat.sh Aggregates cheat sheets from multiple sources (including tldr-pages) into 1 unified interface.
devhints Rico's cheatsheets are not just focused on the command-line and include a plethora of other cheatsheets related to programming.
provides detailed examples with explanations on the command-line.
Examples come from the repository, but
eg supports displaying
custom examples and commands alongside the defaults.
kb is a minimalist command-line knowledge base manager. kb can be used to organize your notes and cheatsheets in a minimalist and clean way. It also supports non-text files.
navi is an interactive cheatsheet tool, which allows you to browse through specific examples or complete commands on the fly.
bropages (deprecated) are a highly readable supplement to man pages. It shows concise, common-case examples for Unix commands. The examples are submitted by the user base, and can be voted up or down; the best entries are what people see first when they look up a command.
TL;DR stands for "Too Long; Didn't Read". It originated as Internet slang, where it is used to indicate that a long text (or parts of it) has been skipped as too lengthy. Read more in How-To Geek's article.