Template: commands

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This page is a template. It should be used as part of other articles. For more information, read Help:Template.

Please do not experiment with this template; you could ruin all pages using this template. If you want to edit this template, copy the text to Template:Sandbox, edit and test it there, and copy it back when it works.

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Special note

The pipe character cannot be used as is within the template, as it is a special characters for templates.

It can be included using the magic word {{!}}.

Alternatively, it is possible to instead surround the contents in <nowiki> tags.


Take care of always aligning the $ to the left.

{{Commands|$ command-not-found}}
$ command-not-found
$ other-command


$ command-not-found
$ command-not-found
$ other-command

Example with wrong alignment

$ command-not-found
 $ other-command
$ final-command

Escaping pipe

Look at the source to see usage.

$ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep '^model name' | head -n1
# Disregard useless use of cat
$ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep '^model name' | head -n1