How can I know the Linux distribution of the command?
Is there any place with a matrix (distribution, commands)?
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Very few commands are distribution specific.
Each command is contained in some package, which might be installed or not.
Which packages are installed can be choosen when installing and later additional packages can be added or removed.
Therefore two boxes running the same distribution can provide a very different set of commands.
This command is probably what you are looking for:
You could always attempt to run the command in your shell of choice. If the command is present, it will be executed. If it's not present, the shell will output something along the lines of:
Keep in mind that certain binaries may not be able to be found, unless you attempt to execute them as
Apart from that, you can use
If the command isn't there, it will output either nothing or something along the lines of:
Keep in mind that this is not 100% reliable, as