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       head - output the first part of files


       head [OPTION]... [FILE]...


       Print  the  first  10 lines of each FILE to standard output.  With more
       than one FILE, precede each with a header giving the file  name.   With
       no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

       Mandatory  arguments  to  long  options are mandatory for short options

       -c, --bytes=[-]K
              print the first K bytes of each  file;  with  the  leading  ‘-’,
              print all but the last K bytes of each file

       -n, --lines=[-]K
              print  the  first  K  lines  instead  of  the first 10; with the
              leading ‘-’, print all but the last K lines of each file

       -q, --quiet, --silent
              never print headers giving file names

       -v, --verbose
              always print headers giving file names

       --help display this help and exit

              output version information and exit

       K may have a multiplier suffix: b 512, kB 1000, K 1024, MB 1000*1000, M
       1024*1024,  GB 1000*1000*1000, G 1024*1024*1024, and so on for T, P, E,
       Z, Y.


       Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.


       Report head bugs to
       GNU coreutils home page: <>
       General help using GNU software: <>
       Report head translation bugs to <>


       Copyright © 2010 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.


       The full documentation for head is maintained as a Texinfo manual.   If
       the  info  and  head  programs are properly installed at your site, the

              info coreutils 'head invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.