- Print a text message. Note: quotes are optional:echo ["Hello World"]- Print a message with environment variables:echo ["My path is $PATH"]- Print a message without the trailing newline:echo -n ["Hello World"]- Enable interpretation of backslash escapes (special characters):echo -e ["Column 1\tColumn 2"]
echo [,SHORT-OPTION/]... [,STRING/]... echo ,LONG-OPTION/
Echo the STRING(s) to standard output.
If -e is in effect, the following sequences are recognized:
NOTE: your shell may have its own version of echo, which usually supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell's documentation for details about the options it supports.
Written by Brian Fox and Chet Ramey.
GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report echo translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/echo> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) echo invocation'