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HEAD(1)                   BSD General Commands Manual                  HEAD(1)

     head -- display first lines of a file

     head [-n count | -c bytes] [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 file.

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


     The head command appeared in PWB UNIX.

BSD                              June 6, 1993                              BSD

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