Skip to content
Related Articles
Open in App
Not now

Related Articles

which command in Linux with examples

Improve Article
Save Article
  • Difficulty Level : Hard
  • Last Updated : 27 May, 2019
Improve Article
Save Article

which command in Linux is a command which is used to locate the executable file associated with the given command by searching it in the path environment variable. It has 3 return status as follows:

  • 0 : If all specified commands are found and executable.
  • 1 : If one or more specified commands is nonexistent or not executable.
  • 2 : If an invalid option is specified.


which [filename1] [filename2] ...


  • which -a : This option print all matching pathnames of each argument.

  • info which : It displays help information.

My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Related Articles

Start Your Coding Journey Now!