type Linux Commands
What is Linux type Command?
type COMMAND:type command is used to display the type and path of a particular command.
type [-atp] [name ...]
|| display all locations containing an executable.
|| suppress shell function lookup.
|| force a PATH search for each NAME
|| output a single word which is one of alias, keyword,function,builtin, file.
In the above example, the type cmd displays the type and path for the command 'pkill'.
pkill is hashed (/usr/bin/pkill)