HEAD(1) Commands and Applications HEAD(1)
head - display first lines of a file
head [-n count | -c bytes ] file...
head [ -count ] [file...]
This filter displays the first count lines or bytes 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 head utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.
-n Print the indicated number of lines.
-c Print the indicated number of characters.
This manual page documents head version 2.0.
This command was ported from FreeBSD source code for distribution with
GNO August 1997 HEAD(1)
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