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Press to exitFor simplicity, this website includes both internal GNU bash commands and external unix commands in a single list. Many more commands are available and the man command will list the full details of these.
Internal means a command built into the shell, it&qt;&qt;s the shell that performs the action.
External means the shell will fork and execute an external program as a new subprocess. External commands are available when running any shell.
For example, the cd command is built-in. The ls command, is external.
The man command lists all the internal commands for bash under man bash