cat - concatenate files and print on the standard output


   cat [OPTION]... [FILE]...


   Concatenate FILE(s) to standard output.

   With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

   -A, --show-all
          equivalent to -vET

   -b, --number-nonblank
          number nonempty output lines, overrides -n

   -e     equivalent to -vE

   -E, --show-ends
          display $ at end of each line

   -n, --number
          number all output lines

   -s, --squeeze-blank
          suppress repeated empty output lines

   -t     equivalent to -vT

   -T, --show-tabs
          display TAB characters as ^I

   -u     (ignored)

   -v, --show-nonprinting
          use ^ and M- notation, except for LFD and TAB

   --help display this help and exit

          output version information and exit


   cat f - g
          Output f's contents, then standard input, then g's contents.

   cat    Copy standard input to standard output.


   Written by Torbjorn Granlund and Richard M. Stallman.


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   Copyright    2016  Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
   GPL version 3 or later <>.
   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: <>
   or available locally via: info '(coreutils) cat invocation'


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