Linux Command Directory


Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.

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doexec

doexec /path/to/command [argv[0] ] ... [argv[n] ]

Execute the specified command with the specified options and arguments. Differs from the normal exec command in that argv[0] may be completely arbitrary, and in that it passes all options to the executable being run.


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