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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, byte counts and '!' prompt
-v, --verbose
be verbose; equivalent to the 'H' command
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 © 1994 Andrew L. Moore.
 
Copyright © 2017 Antonio Diaz Diaz. 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 command
info ed
should give you access to the complete manual.
February 2017 ed 1.14.2