#tldr #bro #bropages #cheatsheet

app bropages

Highly readable supplement to man pages. Shows simple, concise examples for commands

13 releases (7 stable)

1.40.1 Jan 3, 2023
1.40.0 Nov 18, 2022
1.3.0 Jul 30, 2022
1.1.2 Aug 1, 2021
0.1.2 Mar 8, 2020

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bropages (bro)

A CLI to interact with bropages.org.

Highly readable supplement to man pages. Shows simple, concise examples for commands with syntax highlighting.

Crates.io License


A screenshot


The binary name for bropages is bro.

Currently bropages is only available through cargo.

cargo install bropages

Available options

    bro [OPTIONS] <query>

            Command to lookup

    -h, --help
            Print help information

            Display a list of supported themes for syntax highlighting.

            Disable piping of the output through a pager

    -s, --search
            Search if provided query exist in the database
            This searches for entries in the http://bropages.org database

    -t, --theme <theme>
            Set the theme for syntax highlighting, default is `OneHalfDark`. Use '--list-themes' to
            see all available themes.

            [possible values: 1337, Coldark-Cold, Coldark-Dark, DarkNeon, Dracula, GitHub, "Monokai
            Extended", "Monokai Extended Bright", "Monokai Extended Light", "Monokai Extended
            Origin", Nord, OneHalfDark, OneHalfLight, "Solarized (dark)", "Solarized (light)",
            "Sublime Snazzy", TwoDark, "Visual Studio Dark+", ansi, base16, base16-256,
            gruvbox-dark, gruvbox-light, zenburn]

    -V, --version
            Print version information


  • This is an unofficial rust port of ruby bropages.
  • I don't have any intentions to add the add, no/...no or thanks commands.


  • Cache results ?


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