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head - output the first part of files
head [OPTION]... [FILE]...
Print first 10 lines of each FILE to standard output. With more than one FILE, precede
each with a header giving the file name. With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
print first SIZE bytes
print first NUMBER lines instead of first 10
-q, --quiet, --silent
never print headers giving file names
always print headers giving file names
--help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
SIZE may have a multiplier suffix: b for 512, k for 1K, m for 1 Meg.
Written by David MacKenzie.
Report bugs to <email@example.com>.
Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not
even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
The full documentation for head is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and head
programs are properly installed at your site, the command
should give you access to the complete manual.
head (coreutils) 4.5.3 February 2003 HEAD(1)
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