Add Programs

The add command will add a program shortcut to your terminal, but will not execute the program. After adding the program, you will be able to run it by inputting its name as you would a command. To determine the available programs, simply execute the add command by itself to retrieve a list. This is only in effect for the current terminal session.

eos$ add
  • to determine available programs
eos$ add programname
  • to add the program programname to your current session

Example:

To add, then execute, nano, a notepad/text editor that can be run in the terminal window:

eos$ add nano
eos$ nano

Should I expect an output?

Yes:

nano version 2.9.3 has been added to your environment

Usage:  nano [ options ] [[+LINE,COLUMN] FILE]…

Type: 

prompt% man nano

for manpage documentation.

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