NAME
cat - concatenate files and print on the standard output
SYNOPSIS
cat [OPTION] [FILE]...
DESCRIPTION
Concatenate FILE(s), or standard input, to standard output.

-A, --show-all
equivalent to -vET
-b, --number-nonblank
number nonblank output lines
-e
equivalent to -vE
-E, --show-ends
display $ at end of each line
-n, --number
number all output lines
-r, --reversible
use \ to make the output reversible, implies -v
-s, --squeeze-blank
never more than one single blank line
-t
equivalent to -vT
-T, --show-tabs
display TAB characters as ^I
-u
(ignored)
-v, --show-nonprinting
use ^ and M- notation, except for LFD and TAB
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

AUTHOR
Written by Torbjorn Granlund and Richard M. Stallman.
REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to <[email protected]>.
COPYRIGHT
Copyright 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
SEE ALSO
The full documentation for cat is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and cat programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils cat
should give you access to the complete manual.