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UNIQ(1) 				       FSF					  UNIQ(1)

NAME
       uniq - remove duplicate lines from a sorted file

SYNOPSIS
       uniq [OPTION]... [INPUT [OUTPUT]]

DESCRIPTION
       Discard	all but one of successive identical lines from INPUT (or standard input), writing
       to OUTPUT (or standard output).

       Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

       -c, --count
	      prefix lines by the number of occurrences

       -d, --repeated
	      only print duplicate lines

       -D, --all-repeated[=delimit-method] print all duplicate lines
	      delimit-method={none(default),prepend,separate}  Delimiting  is  done  with   blank
	      lines.

       -f, --skip-fields=N
	      avoid comparing the first N fields

       -i, --ignore-case
	      ignore differences in case when comparing

       -s, --skip-chars=N
	      avoid comparing the first N characters

       -u, --unique
	      only print unique lines

       -w, --check-chars=N
	      compare no more than N characters in lines

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

       A field is a run of whitespace, then non-whitespace characters.	Fields are skipped before
       chars.

AUTHOR
       Written by Richard Stallman and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       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.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation for uniq is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and uniq
       programs are properly installed at your site, the command

	      info uniq

       should give you access to the complete manual.

uniq (coreutils) 4.5.3			  February 2003 				  UNIQ(1)
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