It would be cool if Unix had a built-in cheat sheet functionality. Like manpages, showing a refresher on common usage examples of a tool. Like
git pull # pull from tracked branch
git reset HEAD^ # undo last commit
@uliwitness Linux manpages are generally pretty poor when it comes to usage examples. It's not like that everywhere.
@leeb Would probably also work if manpages had a specially-marked section for "examples" that you could quickly get to with a flag, say
man --examples git
or the like.
@uliwitness The examples flag is a good idea. The problem is that most linux manpages in my experience don't include the 'Examples' section seen in other versions of Unix.
@leeb Well, that's a problem to solve by contributing to projects, but adding a dedicated cheatsheet command wouldn't fix that either.
@uliwitness Yes. That was my point. For some reason, linux developers seem to have an aversion to including usage examples in their manpages.
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