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podman-completion(1)() podman-completion(1)()

NAME

podman-completion - Generate shell completion scripts

SYNOPSIS

podman completion [options] bash | zsh | fish | powershell

DESCRIPTION

podman completion generates shell completion scripts for a variety of shells. Supported shells are bash, zsh, fish and powershell.

These script are used by the shell to provide suggestions and complete commands when the command is typed and [TAB] is pressed.

Usually these scripts are automatically installed via the package manager.

OPTIONS

--file, -f=file

Write the generated output to a file.

--no-desc

Do not provide description in the completions.
The default is false.

Installation

BASH

bash-completion has to be installed on the system.

To load the completion script into the current session run:
source <(podman completion bash).

To make it available for all bash sessions run:
podman completion -f /etc/bash_completion.d/podman bash.

ZSH

Shell completion needs to be already enabled in the environment. The following can be executed:
echo "autoload -U compinit; compinit" >> ~/.zshrc

To make it available for all zsh sessions run:
podman completion -f "${fpath[1]}/_podman" zsh

Once the shell is reloaded the auto-completion should be working.

FISH

To load the completion script into the current session run: podman completion fish | source

To make it available for all fish sessions run: podman completion -f ~/.config/fish/completions/podman.fish fish

POWERSHELL

To load the completion script into the current session run: podman.exe completion powershell | Out-String | Invoke-Expression

To make it available in all powershell sessions that a user has, write the completion output to a file and source that to the user's powershell profile. More information about profiles is available with Get-Help about_Profiles.

SEE ALSO

podman(1), zsh(1), fish(1), powershell(1)