ed(1)



ED(1)                            User Commands                           ED(1)

NAME
       Ed - line-oriented text editor

SYNOPSIS
       ed [options] [file]

DESCRIPTION
       GNU Ed - The GNU line editor.

OPTIONS
       -h, --help
              display this help and exit

       -V, --version
              output version information and exit

       -G, --traditional
              run in compatibility mode

       -l, --loose-exit-status
              exit with 0 status even if a command fails

       -p, --prompt=STRING
              use STRING as an interactive prompt

       -r, --restricted
              run in restricted mode

       -s, --quiet, --silent
              suppress diagnostics

       -v, --verbose
              be verbose

       Start edit by reading in 'file' if given.  If 'file' begins with a '!',
       read output of shell command.

       Exit status: 0 for a normal exit, 1 for  environmental  problems  (file
       not  found, invalid flags, I/O errors, etc), 2 to indicate a corrupt or
       invalid input file, 3 for an internal consistency error (eg, bug) which
       caused ed to panic.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to bug-ed@gnu.org
       Ed home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/ed/ed.html
       General help using GNU software: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 1994 Andrew L. Moore.
       Copyright  (C) 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
       This is free software: you are free  to  change  and  redistribute  it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO
       The  full  documentation  for Ed is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and Ed programs are properly installed at your site, the  com-
       mand

              info Ed

       should give you access to the complete manual.

Ed 1.10                          January 2014                            ED(1)

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