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UNIQ(1)				      FSF			       UNIQ(1)

NAME
       uniq - remove duplicate lines from a sorted file

SYNOPSIS
       uniq [OPTION]...	[INPUT [OUTPUT]]

DESCRIPTION
       Discard	all but	one of successive identical lines from INPUT (or stan-
       dard input), writing to OUTPUT (or standard output).

       Mandatory arguments to long options are	mandatory  for	short  options
       too.

       -c, --count
	      prefix lines by the number of occurrences

       -d, --repeated
	      only print duplicate lines

       -D, --all-repeated[=delimit-method] print all duplicate lines
	      delimit-method={none(default),prepend,separate}	Delimiting  is
	      done with	blank lines.

       -f, --skip-fields=N
	      avoid comparing the first	N fields

       -i, --ignore-case
	      ignore differences in case when comparing

       -s, --skip-chars=N
	      avoid comparing the first	N characters

       -u, --unique
	      only print unique	lines

       -w, --check-chars=N
	      compare no more than N characters	in lines

       --help display this help	and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

       A field is a run	of whitespace, then non-whitespace characters.	Fields
       are skipped before chars.

AUTHOR
       Written by Richard Stallman and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software	Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not	even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR	 A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO
       The  full documentation for uniq	is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info	and uniq programs are properly installed  at  your  site,  the
       command

	      info uniq

       should give you access to the complete manual.

uniq (coreutils) 4.5.3		 February 2003			       UNIQ(1)

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