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OD(1)                           User Commands                          OD(1)

NAME         top

       od - dump files in octal and other formats

SYNOPSIS         top

       od [OPTION]... [FILE]...
       od [-abcdfilosx]... [FILE] [[+]OFFSET[.][b]]
       od --traditional [OPTION]... [FILE] [[+]OFFSET[.][b]
       [+][LABEL][.][b]]

DESCRIPTION         top

       Write an unambiguous representation, octal bytes by default, of FILE
       to standard output.  With more than one FILE argument, concatenate
       them in the listed order to form the input.

       With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

       If first and second call formats both apply, the second format is
       assumed if the last operand begins with + or (if there are 2
       operands) a digit.  An OFFSET operand means -j OFFSET.  LABEL is the
       pseudo-address at first byte printed, incremented when dump is
       progressing.  For OFFSET and LABEL, a 0x or 0X prefix indicates
       hexadecimal; suffixes may be . for octal and b for multiply by 512.

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

       -A, --address-radix=RADIX
              output format for file offsets; RADIX is one of [doxn], for
              Decimal, Octal, Hex or None

       --endian={big|little}
              swap input bytes according the specified order

       -j, --skip-bytes=BYTES
              skip BYTES input bytes first

       -N, --read-bytes=BYTES
              limit dump to BYTES input bytes

       -S BYTES, --strings[=BYTES]
              output strings of at least BYTES graphic chars; 3 is implied
              when BYTES is not specified

       -t, --format=TYPE
              select output format or formats

       -v, --output-duplicates
              do not use * to mark line suppression

       -w[BYTES], --width[=BYTES]
              output BYTES bytes per output line; 32 is implied when BYTES
              is not specified

       --traditional
              accept arguments in third form above

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

   Traditional format specifications may be intermixed; they accumulate:
       -a     same as -t a,  select named characters, ignoring high-order
              bit

       -b     same as -t o1, select octal bytes

       -c     same as -t c,  select printable characters or backslash
              escapes

       -d     same as -t u2, select unsigned decimal 2-byte units

       -f     same as -t fF, select floats

       -i     same as -t dI, select decimal ints

       -l     same as -t dL, select decimal longs

       -o     same as -t o2, select octal 2-byte units

       -s     same as -t d2, select decimal 2-byte units

       -x     same as -t x2, select hexadecimal 2-byte units

   TYPE is made up of one or more of these specifications:
       a      named character, ignoring high-order bit

       c      printable character or backslash escape

       d[SIZE]
              signed decimal, SIZE bytes per integer

       f[SIZE]
              floating point, SIZE bytes per float

       o[SIZE]
              octal, SIZE bytes per integer

       u[SIZE]
              unsigned decimal, SIZE bytes per integer

       x[SIZE]
              hexadecimal, SIZE bytes per integer

       SIZE is a number.  For TYPE in [doux], SIZE may also be C for
       sizeof(char), S for sizeof(short), I for sizeof(int) or L for
       sizeof(long).  If TYPE is f, SIZE may also be F for sizeof(float), D
       for sizeof(double) or L for sizeof(long double).

       Adding a z suffix to any type displays printable characters at the
       end of each output line.

   BYTES is hex with 0x or 0X prefix, and may have a multiplier suffix:
       b      512

       KB     1000

       K      1024

       MB     1000*1000

       M      1024*1024

       and so on for G, T, P, E, Z, Y.

EXAMPLES         top

       od -A x -t x1z -v
              Display hexdump format output

       od -A o -t oS -w16
              The default output format used by od

AUTHOR         top

       Written by Jim Meyering.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report od translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2017 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         top

       Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/od>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) od invocation'

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the coreutils (basic file, shell and text
       manipulation utilities) project.  Information about the project can
       be found at ⟨http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/⟩.  If you have a
       bug report for this manual page, see 
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       the tarball coreutils-8.28.tar.xz fetched from 
       ⟨http://www.gnutls.org/download.html⟩ on 2017-09-15.  If you discover
       any rendering problems in this HTML version of the page, or you
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