ls ${PATH//:/ }

List all commands present on system

List all commands present on system by folder. PATH contains all command folder separated by ':'. With ${PATH//:/ }, we change ':' in space and create a list of folder for ls command.
Sample Output
/bin:
bash*     bzip2*         chgrp*  cp*    df*    egrep*  grep*    gzip*       ln*     

/sbin:
crunchd*  dynamic_pager*  fsck_hfs*    fstyp*      halt@      ip6fw*  launchd*

...

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By: Zulu
2012-04-26 19:45:52

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What Others Think

due to the amount of results it will return, it's not really useful. alternative is (with auto-completion on) : ((
makidoko · 317 weeks ago
sorry my comment has been filtered. so alternative is ((<tab>
makidoko · 317 weeks ago
It's why human invented filtering commands like grep... Your reasoning is false because you can't redirect ((
Zulu · 316 weeks and 6 days ago
yes, but what's the use of listing commands, and worst, of redirecting for filtering them. just to say "we did it"? short version, long version.. it's useless.
makidoko · 316 weeks and 6 days ago

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