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whereis (1) - locate the binary, source, and manual page files for a command
Not actually better, just expanded a bit. The "whereis" command has the following output:
gcc: /usr/bin/gcc /usr/lib/gcc /usr/bin/X11/gcc /usr/share/man/man1/gcc.1.gz
therefore the 'ls' error on first line, which could be eliminated with a little extra work.
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this is the much easier zsh equivalent ...
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