write arguments to standard output
Print a text message. Note: quotes are optional
Print a message with environment variables
Print a message without the trailing newline
Append a message to the file
Enable interpretation of backslash escapes (special characters)
Echo the STRING(s) to standard output.
do not output the trailing newline
enable interpretation of backslash escapes
disable interpretation of backslash escapes (default)
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
If -e is in effect, the following sequences are recognized:
produce no further output
byte with octal value NNN (1 to 3 digits)
byte with hexadecimal value HH (1 to 2 digits)
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.
NOTE: printf(1) is a preferred alternative, which does not have issues outputting option-like strings.
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GPL version 3 or later <https://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.
printf(1) Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/echo> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) echo invocation'
Written by Brian Fox and Chet Ramey.