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Old 12-20-2010, 12:35 PM   #1
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Lightbulb external command


can any body please tell me how to determine whether command entered is external command or an internal command
 
Old 12-20-2010, 12:39 PM   #2
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Use type, e.g.
Code:
$ type type
type is a shell builtin
or
Code:
type find
find is /usr/bin/find
 
Old 12-21-2010, 12:53 AM   #3
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