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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 supersedes the version
       described here.	Please refer to your shell's documentation for details about the  options
       it supports.

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

AUTHOR
       Written by Brian Fox and Chet Ramey.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2013 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
       The full documentation for echo is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info	and  echo
       programs are properly installed at your site, the command

	      info coreutils 'echo invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 8.22			    June 2014					  ECHO(1)
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