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Updated 16 Nov 2020
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Create an account

This document describes how the process for creating an account for kmdr. Accounts enable you to browse your command history, save commands to your cheatsheet and share commands with their definitions via embed or url.

Prerequisite

  • None

Log in using the kmdr web app

kmdr uses an email-based, passwordless authentication for logging in. Logging in via the kmdr web application will log you into the browser extension.

Go to app.kmdr.sh and enter your email address where prompted

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The sign up page at the kmdr web application that will log you into the extension

Check your email inbox and click on the link provided in the email from kmdr. You will have 10 minutes to authenticate before the link expires and you are required to re-enter your email to receive a new link.



Set up your account

There are three steps to complete as part of account set-up.

Step 1: Account information

Your email will be pre-filled.

  1. Enter your choice of username and any other information you would like recorded.
  2. Click the Save button.
  3. Click theInstall Clients button
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Step 1 of 3: Enter account information



Step 2: Install Clients



The buttons on the Install Clients page will direct you to documentation to help Get started with extension or Get started with kmdr-cli .

Once you have completed installation or if you do not wish to install a second client at this time, click theRun a query button.



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Step 2 of 3: Install a client

Step 3: Run your first query

You can use the code snippet provided on this page to explain your first command. Follow the directions on the page to use your installed client. Once you have explained your first command, click the I'm ready! button to go to the web app homepage.



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Step 3 of 3: Explain your first command



Now that you have set up your account, you can use the web application to browse your command history, save commands to your cheatsheet and share commands with their definitions via embed or url.