Online help for shell commands.

2014-01-17

Have a shell command someone has given you and want to know what it REALLY does?

Want to learn about the parameters of a command?

Check out http://explainshell.com/explain?cmd=ls+-al.

If you want to learn about a command, type it in. e.g. ls.

It will output a description of the ls command, but also provide a link to the full description of parameters.

I’m definitely bookmarking this site!


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