bypass any aliases and functions for the command

A simple directive which disables all aliases and functions for the command immediately following it. Shortcut for the bash built-in 'command' - "command linefoo". Think, {sic}...
Sample Output
echo 'Hey, it works...' > fooy.txt
alias cat='somebunk -fFnrACesvVwwwwwlRQ +1337 --awesome-mode-engaged=1'
cat fooy.txt 
bash: somebunk: command not found
\cat fooy.txt 
Hey, it works...

By: egreSS
2011-09-23 11:00:35

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What Others Think

you can also quote it: 'foo'
atoponce · 525 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

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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