enable

Basic Linux Command Example: 

 

Get help on Linux enable command help.

 

   Linux enable command is use to enables and disable shell builtins command on Linux system.  The Linux enable command is one of bash shell built in command.  The command below show how to get help on Linux enable command using shell command, this help show information on how to use the Linux enable command, the enable command options and the arguments that can be use with Linux enable command.

 

Get Linux enable command help

 

  Execute help command and the name of Linux command that we want the help file, the example below we execute help command to get help for enable command.

 

enable linux command

[linux@fedora11 ~]$ help enable

enable: enable [-a] [-dnps] [-f filename] [name ...]

    Enable and disable shell builtins.

 

    Enables and disables builtin shell commands.  Disabling allows you to

    execute a disk command which has the same name as a shell builtin

    without using a full pathname.

 

    Options:

      -a        print a list of builtins showing whether or not each is enabled

      -n        disable each NAME or display a list of disabled builtins

      -p        print the list of builtins in a reusable format

      -s        print only the names of Posix `special' builtins

 

    Options controlling dynamic loading:

      -f        Load builtin NAME from shared object FILENAME

      -d        Remove a builtin loaded with -f

 

    Without options, each NAME is enabled.

 

    To use the `test' found in $PATH instead of the shell builtin

    version, type `enable -n test'.

 

    Exit Status:

    Returns success unless NAME is not a shell builtin or an error occurs.

[linux@fedora11 ~]$

 

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