One of the most important utility to locate programs in Linux is: which.

For example, if you want to find exactly where the diff program resides on the file system, please run:

$ which diff

If which does not find the program, whereis is a good alternative because it looks for packages in a broader range of system directories:

$ whereis diff

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How to locate programs in Linux
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