Display $PATH with one line per entry

echo -e ${PATH//:/\\n} | less
Display the $PATH with one line per entry, in a pager.
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By: nicoulaj
2010-01-09 23:25:02

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echo -e ${PATH//:/\\n} | less The -e option is not standard. Use printf: printf "%b\n" ${PATH//:/\\n} OK, the // replacement is not standard, either, but it works on ksh93 where the -e option to echo doesn't.
cfajohnson · 650 weeks and 2 days ago

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