NOTE: your shell may have its own version of echo which will supersede the version described here. Please refer to your shell's documentation for details about the options it supports.
Echo the STRING(s) to standard output.
do not output the trailing newline
enable interpretation of the backslash-escaped characters listed below
display this help and exit (should be alone)
output version information and exit (should be alone)
With -e, the following sequences are recognized and interpolated:
the character whose ASCII code is NNN (octal)
suppress trailing newline
The full documentation for echo is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and echo programs are properly installed at your site, the command