Edit any script executable by the user.

nano `which script`
Substitute nano with your favorite editor, of course.

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By: fzero
2009-02-05 16:57:41

What Others Think

Typically if you need to edit it, you'll know where it is. If you're just editing random things in your $PATH, you're bound to get in trouble. Not to mention that most of what's in your $PATH will be binary and not a script... I don't mean to troll, its just that this is a bad idea.
kosmo · 669 weeks and 4 days ago
I obvioulsy disagree. Imagine you have some of your scripts in ~/bin, others in /usr/local/bin and maybe, you have to edit something that happens to be in /opt/local/bin. You know you've put your script somewhere in that list, but don't remember where. So why bother searching, just get the one you're currently executing ang it's all good.
fzero · 669 weeks and 4 days ago
I love this doula
aegyjingoo · 52 weeks and 6 days ago
cant get over this. will recommend this to my friends. breast reduction surgery boise
looneyhans · 41 weeks and 5 days ago
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seofox · 2 weeks and 4 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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