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You can use “type” or “whereis” command to find out which command shell executes and to print binary (command) file location for specified command. whereis command example Display ls command location along with man page path: whereis ls Output: ls: /bin/ls /usr/share/man/man1p/ls.1p.gz /usr/share/man/man1/ls.1.gz type command example Find out which command the shell executes: type -a […]

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