echo - display a line of text
Echo the STRING(s) to standard output.
- do not output the trailing newline
- enable interpretation of the backslash-escaped characters
- listed below
- disable interpretation of those sequences in STRINGs
- display this help and exit (should be alone)
- output version information and exit (should be alone)
Without -E, the following sequences are recognized and interpolated:
- the character whose ASCII code is NNN (octal)
- alert (BEL)
- suppress trailing newline
- form feed
- new line
- carriage return
- horizontal tab
- vertical tab
Report bugs to <email@example.com>.
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