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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

compgen

Synopsis

                  compgen [options] [word]

Generate possible completion matches for word for use with bash’s programmable completion feature, and write the matches to standard output. If word is not specified, display all completions. See complete for the options; any except -p and -r can be used with compgen.

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