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eval command in Linux with Examples

  • Last Updated : 15 May, 2019
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eval is a built-in Linux command which is used to execute arguments as a shell command. It combines arguments into a single string and uses it as an input to the shell and execute the commands.


eval [arg ...]

Example: In the below figure, you can see that cd Desktop command is stored in a variable “CD” as a shell command. Now you can use this “CD” as an argument with eval command.


  • help : It displays help information.

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