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NAME
       Ed - line-oriented text editor

SYNOPSIS
       ed [options] [file]

DESCRIPTION
       GNU Ed - The GNU line editor.

OPTIONS
       -h, --help
	      display this help and exit

       -V, --version
	      output version information and exit

       -G, --traditional
	      run in compatibility mode

       -l, --loose-exit-status
	      exit with 0 status even if a command fails

       -p, --prompt=STRING
	      use STRING as an interactive prompt

       -r, --restricted
	      run in restricted mode

       -s, --quiet, --silent
	      suppress diagnostics

       -v, --verbose
	      be verbose

       Start  edit  by	reading  in 'file' if given.  If 'file' begins with a '!', read output of
       shell command.

       Exit status: 0 for a normal exit, 1 for environmental problems (file  not  found,  invalid
       flags,  I/O errors, etc), 2 to indicate a corrupt or invalid input file, 3 for an internal
       consistency error (eg, bug) which caused ed to panic.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-ed@gnu.org>.
       Ed home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/ed/ed.html
       General help using GNU software: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 1994 Andrew L. Moore.
       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 Ed is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and Ed  pro-
       grams are properly installed at your site, the command

	      info Ed

       should give you access to the complete manual.

Ed 1.9					    June 2013					    ED(1)
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