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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

            escape

            form feed

       
     new line

       
     carriage return

       	     horizontal tab

            vertical tab

       NNN  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 translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

AUTHOR

       Written by Brian Fox and Chet Ramey.

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.   License  GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.php>.
       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.



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