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Linux Semicolon (;)

you can put two or more commands on the same line separated by the semicolon. All the arguments before (;) will be treated as a separate command from all the arguments after the (;). All the commands will be executed sequentially waiting for each command to finish before starting the new one.

Syntax:

Example:

Linux semicolon

Look at the above snapshot. First we have used 'ls' and 'echo' command separately. Then we have used both of them in the same line separated by (;). In this case, both the commands are executed sequentially.

We have highlighted 'a new line' to show that it is printed just after the list.

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