Firefox Panel Icon Loads Swiftfox
kauer at biplane.com.au
Sun Aug 12 13:15:01 UTC 2007
On Sun, 2007-08-12 at 06:03 -0700, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> > What do you get from:
> > ls -l $(which firefox)
> ls -l $(firefox) loaded another 2 instances of firefox
Not "ls -l $(firefox)" - "ls -l $(which firefox)". Big difference.
> Didn't know the the ls command could load a program.???
It can't. The shell looks at "$(which firefox)" and runs the stuff
between the parentheses, then provides the output as a parameter to "ls
-l". You can get the same effect with backticks: "ls -l `which
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