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How to alias a function and call from function with original name

This is more of an academic exercise but curious of the answer. Here is the current code in question: export original_command_not_found_handler="$(type -f command_not_found_handler)" # ...
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Problem with .bashrc when I use anima command

I need to use the Anima command without having to write the entire path every time. I cannot use animaConvertImage in on an internal file in a folder other than the one where the Anima commands are ...
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How to remove commands installed through the "command-not-found" prompt

On Fedora 35, if I type in a command that is not installed, like mu, then I get a prompt that offers to install it for me, i.e. mu bash: mu: command not found... Install package 'maildir-utils' to ...
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What are possible causes to the command not found error, other than the PATH variable?

What are some possible causes, that a command could not be found in Linux? Other than it is not in the PATH? Some background info: When trying to execute pdflatex from vscode, I got some troubles, ...
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I can't install cgpt in Arch Linux using Pacman, what to do?

I've been unable to install cgpt in Arch Linux. I don't know what it is, but it's needed for a script. Here is the output of my Terminal: # pacman -S cgpt error: target not found: cgpt # cgpt -bash: ...
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PHP shell_exec() Command not found

I need to execute a program using php, the file in question is ClustalW (clustalw2). My apache user is http using fish shell, so I moved clustalw2 to /srv/http/Clustal and added the dir to fish path. ...
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bash: crw-rw----: command not found

I am currently trying to build a LIDAR robot with RPLIDAR A1 and Jetson Nano following the guide below. https://www.hackster.io/shahizat005/building-a-map-using-lidar-with-ros-melodic-on-jetson-nano-...
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Command not found despite having just installed it?

As you can see in the screenshot below, I install a command (it's a wrapper for a program called qsiprep), and then try running it, but it says it's not installed...any ideas as to what is happening? ...
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sudo mv /path/oldname /path/newname: command not found

I am just trying to rename a file on a server with Ubuntu 18.04.4 installed, but when I enter this line sudo mv /path/oldname /path/newname I get this answer sudo mv /path/oldname /path/newname: ...
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SUDO not found when calling inside a function in BASH script

I am trying to create a function in Bash that creates a directory, then sets the ownership, like this: create_dir() { local PATH=$1 local OWNER=$2 # create log directory echo -e "\n* Creating ...
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theharvester not found in Kali Linux

I am running latest 64 bit kali linux in VirtualBox and I am not able to find the theharvester.py anywhere even using locate i cannot find it and it is installed as when i run the install command i ...
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error message - openssl: command not found

I am writing a simple script to check if the certificate for a website is valid. However, when I attempt to run the code in terminal, I receive an error message stating that the command openssl cannot ...
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'getenforce' command works locally but not through ssh

I am trying to determine whether or not a number of CentOS servers have SELinux enabled. To do this, I am using the getenforce command. When I run the command locally on a single server, it either ...
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Command not found message [duplicate]

When running invalid commands without any parameters or options, in my experience we get only two kinds of messages which are exemplified below: ~$ Date No command 'Date' found, did you mean: ...
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bash: ucbps: command not found

How do I solve this? bash: ucbps: command not found [cbwlskbd@cbl06677app08 ~]$ Where to include the path for this? and how the paths are included
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redhat/bash - two equals scripts, one get "command not found" error [duplicate]

I did write two scripts, where one has part simple code of the other ones and several comments in: user : oracle both files are of oracle. both files have the execution clearance on : chmod +x fpc.sh ...
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Why is it that everytime I mistype a command bash stops working? [closed]

Every time I mistype a command such as cd.. (e.g. I forgot to separate cdand .. with a space) the command prompt disappears and I can no longer use commands in the terminal unless I close and reopen ...
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Commands not found on Debian9 stretch OS [closed]

I need to add commands found in /usr/bin to my root/home directory search path because I recently formatted my dell inspiron amd64 bit with Debian 9 stretch. I only installed the core os without any ...
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Debug update-command-not-found on Debian

What is the problem I am having with command-not-found? Is it a known bug? $ dpkg-query --show command-not-found command-not-found 0.2.38-4 $ installme Could not find the list of available ...
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sort-bed command not found

I have the following code " not mine" wget -qO- http://hgdownload.cse.ucsc.edu/goldenPath/hg19/database/snp142Common.txt.gz \ | gunzip -c - \ | cut -f2,3,4,5,10 - \ | sort-bed - \ &...
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Sudo says "command not found" for script in EncFS (no root access to EncFS mount?)

When an encrypted directory is mounted using EncFS as a regular user, you cannot execute a script in it with sudo (as root): $ sudo /run/media/yeti/usbdrive/encfs/test.sh sudo: /run/media/yeti/...
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How to get `command-not-found` working on Debian Stretch

I have set up two Debian Stretch systems, one new installation by 'netinst' CD, one upgraded from Jessie. After that, I have installed the command-not-found package. apt install command-not-found ...
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Find out which repository package provides a command

When the package command-not-found is installed, a package is suggested if a command is invoked which is not installed, for instance $ convert The program 'convert' is currently not installed. To ...
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pkg install -forge general bash: pkg: command not found

I'm running Debian stretch and want to be able to run my MATLAB code, using the GNU Octave packages. I type this into terminal pkg install -forge general and it gives me this error bash: pkg: ...
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resize2fs command not found

I want to resize EC2 EBS root volume, I tried to install e2fsprogs but it's still "not found". I'm using debian 8. How do I install this application?
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bash: zpool: command not found

After a lot of hassle, I finally managed to install the newest spl-dkms and zfs-dkms on my Raspbian. Sadly I still can neither use the zpool nor the zfs command to list or change any ZFS pools. Is ...
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Give advice for bash command not found

When type a nonexistent command, bash show "command not found...". In ubuntu, it will give advice for which package need to be installed; In Fedora, nothing show. So which software has this function ...
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Command-not-found not triggered for 'crash' in ZSH without reason

I just typed crash in my ZSH (from oh-my-zsh if that matters) and I got peculiar answer: zsh: permission denied: crash instead of the usual command-not-found behaviour expected (since I have that ...
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How to define a function that handles `command not found`?

I'd like to define a function that is called, whenever a shell-user types a command that does not exist. In my case I'd like to log the errors and try alternative commands. currently, when typing e.g....
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Bash Command Not Found Error with $variable

108 ps --ppid $process | while read -r line ; do 109 #echo $line | awk '{print $1;} 110 child=$($line | awk '{print $1;}') 111 echo $child 113 done Running this code gives me the ...
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Unauthorized Installations in dnf after entering a command that's not found

I'm using Korora 23, which is based on Fedora 23. Whenever I type a command in bash that's not available, bash asks if I want to install a package to provide the command. Problem is, if I type y, it ...
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update-command-not-found Not Working

So I am running Debian Testing, and I installed the command-not-found package, because I just love that functionality in Ubuntu. So I installed it, and when I restarted my terminal, it said I needed ...
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No command 'bla' found, did you mean:?

So, when a command is not found, by what means is the "did you mean:" list populated? What program finds these alternate commands? What is the meaning of: "(main), (universe)..."? Can I change which ...
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Debian: "update-command-not-found" IOError: Not a gzipped file

I run a random command in terminal and got this response: Could not find the database of available applications, run update-command-not-found as root to fix this Naturally, I run update-...
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How to get automatic package suggestions at command line?

I use Fedora 23. In an older version of Fedora (or maybe it was Ubuntu), I used to get package suggestions at the command line (Bash) when a command wasn't found. I liked this. $ glmark2 Command not ...
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ssh error bash: 22: command not found

I am pretty new to unix, so please bare with me... when i try to connect to my server running ubuntu server through terminal on my ubuntu workstation I get this error: bash: 22: command not found ...
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fedora "bash: : command not found" for `ps aux | grep dnf`

I have installed fedora 23 and this error happened when i want to use grep in su mode user : [root@alifed alireza]# ps aux |‌ grep dnf bash: ‌: command not found...
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What is the difference between the error "not found" and the error "command not found" are they the same?

In this question the user is getting the error "not found". I realized that the error is "not found" instead of "command not found". Are these two errors different? I'm not sure if I've just never ...
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How do I make a custom "command not found" prompt for the terminal?

I want to make a custom "command not found" prompt for the terminal like this one. I have the template set up: ___________________________________________ / I see you're trying to use the ...
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Is there a quick way to install packages if there is a prompt?

If I want to install a package, wlhunag: ~ $ pip install django The program 'pip' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install python-pip wlhunag: ~ $ I wonder if ...
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Why is this command not working: "ps aux | grep xscreensaver"

I didn't see any hits about this on google, so I'm asking you: I just tried to run this command in an ssh session, local is Debian Wheezy KDE, remote is Fedora 21 Gnome: ps aux | grep xscreensaver ...
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Root shell sees pip but sudo pip "command not found"

I have installed python 2.7.8 via make and make install and then pip via get-pip. I have to note that I work behind a proxy which I have set up via http_proxy ftp_proxy https_proxy in my user's ~/....
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Execute a file if a command is not found

When I try to execute files in Linux, I'm always annoyed by the need to write ./executablefile instead of just executablefile. I get why it's done, so it won't have an ambigous input, one that is a ...
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I get a "command not found" error, though the script file is shown by "ls"

I want to run yii console commands in shell. I run protected/yiic in the console, yet it fails, yielding -bash: yiic: command not found What's the problem? See the shell commands and responses I ...
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What does typing a single apostrophe do in terminal? [duplicate]

I typed in a single ' by accident and I got this as a result and exited out of it after typing ' in again. ' > > ' : command not found What does this do?
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uuencode Command not found but man working fine

I am trying to mail using uuencode but it says command not found while if I check man, I get it proper without any error. Is it that my binary has gone and just docs remaining ? This is unusal though !...
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Bash script returns "command not found" when outside the source folder

under my directory, /home/lucas/bin I have the following script term_multiscreen: [lucas@lucas-ThinkPad-W520]~$ sudo cat bin/term_multiscreen #!/bin/bash # Initializes ...
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I cannot use yum command and ssh after mount drive.(CentOS)

I cannot use yum command after I mount like below. mount /dev/xvdb3 /usr Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda 9.9G 1.9G 7.6G 20% /...
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Can I have the shell ignore the command line sometimes but not always?

For debugging purpose sometimes I access a remote Linux box via VNC. At that time someone else may be working on that same Linux box through VNC and it may happen that I do not have facility to chat ...
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Command not found in zsh [duplicate]

In bash, whenever I try to run a command which is not installed, I get a message which tells that the package is not installed and how to install it. This functionality is provided by installing the ...
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