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Old 01-20-2014, 05:54 AM   #1
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How to perform a command from another Path

For example echo;
type -a echo

echo is a shell bultin
echo is /bin/echo
echo is /usr/local/bin/echo

I want to use third part of it.
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In general just provide the full path the command / file you want to use in your script or on the command line.

For example in a bash script:


echo "This is the shell builtin"
/bin/echo "This is /bin/echo"
/usr/local/bin/echo "And this is from /usr/local/bin/echo"
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