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Old 11-07-2009
Ways to know about a command.......

What are the ways to know about a command?
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Old 11-07-2009
which command
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Old 11-07-2009
any command like cat.
One example I can give is like man cat will show you the command information.
Can you please let me know the other commands which serve this purpose?
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Old 11-07-2009
which command

will show you where it is located
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Old 11-07-2009
For your kind information I want to know the information regarding the command but not its path......Smilie
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Old 11-07-2009
type command

Shows you whether the command is an a builtin, function, alias or in your PATH.
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Old 11-07-2009
Thanks for your reply but I need atleast 4 ways
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