podman-completion - Man Page

Generate shell completion scripts

Synopsis

podman completion [options] bash|zsh|fish

Description

The completion command allows you to generate shell completion scripts. Supported shells are bash, zsh and fish.

These script are used by the shell to provide suggestions and complete commands when you are typing the command and press [TAB].

Usually these scripts are automatically installed via the package manager.

Options

--file, -f

Write the generated output to file.

--no-desc

Do not provide description in the completions.

Installation

Bash

Make sure you have bash-completion installed on your system.

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

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

ZSH

If shell completion is not already enabled in your environment you will need to enable it. You can execute the following once: echo "autoload -U compinit; compinit" >> ~/.zshrc

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

Once you reload the shell the autocompletion should be working.

Fish

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

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

See Also

podman(1)

Referenced By

podman(1).

The man page docker-completion(1) is an alias of podman-completion(1).