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Windows: find the location of the executables

After having answered this question for Linux/Unix, I have encountered the same need for Windows. This is what I have found. Since Windows Server 2003 (including Vista and Windows 7), you can use the “where” command. Before Windows Server 2003 … Continue reading

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Linux: find the location of the executables

How to locate the binary, source and/or man page files for a command? $ whereis command ‘whereis’ has some options you can specify in order to limit the places to look at, or the type of files (binary, source, man … Continue reading

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