List all available commands

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Last Updated: 2024-04-13

Someimtes it's helpful to see all the commands that are available or remind yourself of a command's spelling. A handy hack for doing this is as follows:

compgen -c

The compgen command is used to generate all possible completion matches. And the -c option tells it to do so for "all commands"