Monday, November 7, 2016

tldr - simplified man pages

man pages for linux commands are quite lengthy in nature.
They try to cover all aspects of a command.

How about a some simple examples for a linux command.

Welcome to tldr - simplified man page for linux command

Install as below:

sudo yum install npm
npm install -g tldr
tldr --update

Usage is like:

# tldr ls


  List directory contents.

  - List files one per line:
    ls -1

  - List all files, including hidden files:
    ls -a

  - Long format list (permissions, ownership, size and modification date) of all files:
    ls -la

  - Long format list with size displayed using human readable units (KB, MB, GB):
    ls -lh

  - Long format list sorted by size (descending):
    ls -lS

  - Long format list of all files, sorted by modification date (oldest first):
    ls -ltr

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