Linux host Command
What is Linux host Command?
In this tutorial we learn how to use host command in Linux.host command is a simple utility for performing DNS lookups. It is normally used to convert names to IP addresses and vice versa. When no arguments or options are given, host prints a short summary of its command line arguments and options.
host [OPTION]... [FILE]...
host Command Manual / Help
We can use
info command to see the manual page of host command.
cat command also have
--help option to show list of options.
To open man page for host command we can use command below. To exit man or info page you can press
To open info page for host command we can use command below.
To open help page from host command we can run command below.
Linux host Command Source Code
You can find host command source code from the folowing repositories:
Related Linux Commands
You can read tutorials of related Linux commands below:
In this tutorial we learn how to use host in Linux with practical examples. Visit our Linux Commands guide to learn more about using command line interface in Linux.