ODOC: echo

Thursday, November 03, 2005

echo - Display a line of text on the screen

Summary:

Echo is used to show a line of text on the screen with limited Esc sequence (BELL, Backspace, H-Tab, V-Tab,...) handling capabilities.

Example:
$ echo -- print a empty line
$ echo "Free\nSoftware" -- Just prints the Line
$ echo -e "Free\nSoftware" -- Interpret and print the Line

Read: man echo

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