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Linux whereis Command Explained for Beginners (5 Examples)

Jan 25, 2018, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Himanshu Arora)

Sometimes, while working on the command line, we just need to quickly find out the location of the binary file for a command. Yes, the find command is an option in this case, but it's a bit time consuming and will likely produce some non-desired results as well. There's a specific command that's designed for this purpose: whereis.

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