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.
arguments to long options are mandatory for short options
print the first NUM bytes of each file; with the leading ’-’, print all but the last NUM bytes of each file
print the first NUM lines instead of the first 10; with the leading ’-’, print all but the last NUM lines of each file
-q, --quiet, --silent
never print headers giving file names
always print headers giving file names
line delimiter is NUL, not newline
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
NUM 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. Binary prefixes can be used, too: KiB=K, MiB=M, and so on.
Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.
© 2020 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.
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) head invocation'