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HEAD(1)			FreeBSD	General	Commands Manual		       HEAD(1)

NAME
     head -- display first lines of a file

SYNOPSIS
     head [-n count] [file ...]

DESCRIPTION
     This filter displays the first count lines	of each	of the specified
     files, or of the standard input if	no files are specified.	 If count is
     omitted it	defaults to 10.

     If	more than a single file	is specified, each file	is preceded by a
     header consisting of the string ``==> XXX <=='' where ``XXX'' is the name
     of	the file.

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

SEE ALSO
     tail(1)

HISTORY
     The head command appeared in 3.0BSD.

3rd Berkeley Distribution	 June 6, 1993	     3rd Berkeley Distribution

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