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UNIX Manual | Commands
							CAT(1)				 User Commands				CAT(1)

       cat - concatenate files and print on the standard output

       cat [OPTION]... [FILE]...

       Concatenate FILE(s), or standard input, to standard output.

       -A, --show-all
	      equivalent to -vET

       -b, --number-nonblank
	      number nonempty output lines

       -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

	      output version information and exit

       With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

       cat f - g
	      Output f's contents, then standard input, then g's contents.

       cat    Copy standard input to standard output.

       Written by Torbjorn Granlund and Richard M. Stallman.

       Report cat bugs to
       GNU coreutils home page: <>
       General help using GNU software: <>
       Report cat translation bugs to <>

       Copyright  (C)  2010  Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <>.
       This is free software: you are free  to	change	and  redistribute  it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

       The  full  documentation for cat is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and cat programs are properly installed at your site, the com-

	      info coreutils 'cat invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 8.4		   May 2016				CAT(1)							
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