echo

ECHO(1)                          User Commands                         ECHO(1)



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

       \e     escape

       \f     form feed

       \n     new line

       \r     carriage return

       \t     horizontal tab

       \v     vertical tab

       \0NNN  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 super‐
       sedes the version described here.  Please refer to your  shell's  docu‐
       mentation 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 © 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 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.



GNU coreutils 8.22               November 2016                         ECHO(1)