the location of dig and named

Jeremy C. Reed jreed at
Wed Aug 28 21:49:06 UTC 2013

On Wed, 28 Aug 2013, Nidal Shater wrote:

> when I typed dig  or named ,,, what is the location of the executable
> program dig and named is ?

Maybe one of these will help:

command -v dig 
type dig 
which dig 
whereis dig

command -v named
type named
which named
whereis named

There are many other ways to find out.

If you built from source, the default is /usr/local/bin/dig and 
/usr/local/sbin/named.  Unless you used --prefix (or --sbindir or 

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