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Concatenate files and print on the standard output.

February 2017
CAT(1)                                    User Commands                                    CAT(1)

NAME cat - concatenate files and print on the standard output
DESCRIPTION Concatenate FILE(s) to standard output. With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input. -A, --show-all equivalent to -vET -b, --number-nonblank number nonempty output lines, overrides -n -e equivalent to -vE -E, --show-ends display $ at end of each line -n, --number number all output lines -s, --squeeze-blank suppress repeated empty output lines -t equivalent to -vT -T, --show-tabs display TAB characters as ^I -u (ignored) -v, --show-nonprinting use ^ and M- notation, except for LFD and TAB --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit
EXAMPLES cat f - g Output f's contents, then standard input, then g's contents. cat Copy standard input to standard output.
AUTHOR Written by Torbjorn Granlund and Richard M. Stallman.
REPORTING BUGS GNU coreutils online help: <> Report cat translation bugs to <>
SEE ALSO tac(1) Full documentation at: <> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) cat invocation'
GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2017 CAT(1)
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