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ECHO(1)			FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		       ECHO(1)

NAME
     echo -- write arguments to	the standard output

SYNOPSIS
     echo [-n] [string ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The echo utility writes any specified operands, separated by single blank
     (`	') characters and followed by a	newline	(`\n') character, to the stan-
     dard output.

     The following option is available:

     -n	   Do not print	the trailing newline character.	 This may also be
	   achieved by appending `\c' to the end of the	string,	as is done by
	   iBCS2 compatible systems.

     Some shells may provide a builtin echo command which is similar or	iden-
     tical to this utility.  Consult the builtin(1) manual page.

DIAGNOSTICS
     The echo utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
     builtin(1), csh(1), printf(1), sh(1)

STANDARDS
     The echo utility is expected to be	IEEE Std 1003.2	(``POSIX.2'') compati-
     ble.

FreeBSD	10.1			 July 22, 1993			  FreeBSD 10.1

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