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NAME

       uniq - report or omit repeated lines

SYNOPSIS

       uniq [OPTION]... [INPUT [OUTPUT]]

DESCRIPTION

       Filter  adjacent  matching  lines  from  INPUT  (or standard input), writing to OUTPUT (or
       standard output).

       With no options, matching lines are merged to the first occurrence.

       Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

       -c, --count
              prefix lines by the number of occurrences

       -d, --repeated
              only print duplicate lines

       -D, --all-repeated[=delimit-method]
              print   all   duplicate    lines    delimit-method={none(default),prepend,separate}
              Delimiting is done with blank lines

       -f, --skip-fields=N
              avoid comparing the first N fields

       -i, --ignore-case
              ignore differences in case when comparing

       -s, --skip-chars=N
              avoid comparing the first N characters

       -u, --unique
              only print unique lines

       -z, --zero-terminated
              end lines with 0 byte, not newline

       -w, --check-chars=N
              compare no more than N characters in lines

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

       A  field  is  a  run  of  blanks  (usually spaces and/or TABs), then non-blank characters.
       Fields are skipped before chars.

       Note: 'uniq' does not detect repeated lines unless they are adjacent.   You  may  want  to
       sort  the input first, or use 'sort -u' without 'uniq'.  Also, comparisons honor the rules
       specified by 'LC_COLLATE'.

AUTHOR

       Written by Richard M. Stallman and David MacKenzie.

REPORTING BUGS

       Report uniq bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report uniq translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2013 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

       comm(1), join(1), sort(1)

       The full documentation for uniq is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info  and  uniq
       programs are properly installed at your site, the command

              info coreutils 'uniq invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.