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echo(1)                          User Commands                         echo(1)




NAME

       echo - display a line of text


SYNOPSIS

       echo [SHORT-OPTION]... [STRING]...
       echo LONG-OPTION


DESCRIPTION

       Echo the STRING(s) to standard output.

       -n     do not output the trailing newline

       -e     enable interpretation of backslash escapes

       -E     disable interpretation of backslash escapes (default)

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

       If -e is in effect, the following sequences are recognized:

       \\     backslash

       \a     alert (BEL)

       \b     backspace

       \c     produce no further output

       \e     escape

       \f     form feed

       \n     new line

       \r     carriage return

       \t     horizontal tab

       \v     vertical tab

       \0NNN  byte with octal value NNN (1 to 3 digits)

       \xHH   byte with hexadecimal value HH (1 to 2 digits)

       NOTE: your shell may have its own version of echo, which usually super-
       sedes the version described here.  Please refer to your  shell's  docu-
       mentation for details about the options it supports.


AUTHOR

       Written by Brian Fox and Chet Ramey.


REPORTING BUGS

       GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report echo translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright  (C) 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This is free software: you are free  to  change  and  redistribute  it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


SEE ALSO

       Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/echo>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) echo invocation'



GNU coreutils 8.26               November 2016                         echo(1)

coreutils 8.26 - Generated Thu Jan 5 13:22:57 CST 2017
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