[ale] command line cheat sheet cht.sh

Simba simbalion-ale at tailpuff.net
Thu Nov 8 01:31:35 EST 2018

There is also 'tldr', a commandline tool that offers simplified versions
of manpages

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On 11/7/18 12:42 PM, DJ-Pfulio via Ale wrote:
> There's a website that you can enter shell commands onto and it will explain
> every option: https://explainshell.com/ - good for 'find' especially.
> I prefer to use manpages. They are maintained by the project team, so they
> should be the most accurate information available, especially as options change
> from release to release.
> On 11/7/18 11:50 AM, Scott Plante via Ale wrote:
>> I just ran across a cool little site cheat.sh aka cht.sh. It's designed to be
>> used from the command line for quick help for bash, python, and many other
>> languages. 
>> For a no-install use, you can type this, for example to 
>> $ curl cht.sh/ls
>> There's also a short script you can create like this
>> $ curl https://cht.sh/:cht.sh > ~/bin/cht.sh
>> $ chmod +x ~/bin/cht.sh
>> Then you can just type
>> $ cht.sh ss
>> There is bash tab completion available. There is also a vim plugin, plus some
>> for other editors.
>> I only just started playing with it, but it looks promising. Has anyone been
>> using it for a while and found it useful, or been disappointed?
>> Links:
>> http://cheat.sh/
>> https://github.com/chubin/cheat.sh/blob/master/README.md
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