HEADSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2012
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NAMEhead - output the first part of files
SYNOPSIShead [OPTION]... [FILE]...
Print the 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 input.
Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.
- -c, --bytes=[-]K
- print the first K bytes of each file; with the leading `-', print all but the last K bytes of each file
- -n, --lines=[-]K
- print the first K lines instead of the first 10; with the leading `-', print all but the last K lines of each file
- -q, --quiet, --silent
- never print headers giving file names
- -v, --verbose
- always print headers giving file names
- display this help and exit
- output version information and exit
AUTHORWritten by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.
REPORTING BUGSReport head bugs to [email protected]
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COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2010 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 ALSOThe full documentation for head is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and head programs are properly installed at your site, the command
- info coreutils aqhead invocationaq
should give you access to the complete manual.
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