How to check if a Command Exists using Bash Script

If you want to check if a command exists or not using a bash script, you can take help from the below example.



if command -v ls >/dev/null 2>&1; then
    echo "Command ls exists."
    echo "Command ls does not exist."

if command -v clean >/dev/null 2>&1; then
    echo "Command clean exists."
    echo "Command clean does not exist."

Command ls exists.
Command clean does not exist.
Check if Command Exists bash Example

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