Linux commands: which

A quick guide to the `which` command, used to show where the command is stored

Suppose you have a command you can execute, because it’s in the shell path, but you want to know where it is located.

You can do so using which. The command will return the path to the command specified:

which will only work for executables stored on disk, not aliases or built-in shell functions.

The which command works on Linux, macOS, WSL, and anywhere you have a UNIX environment

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