tail - output the last part of files.
On this page we only give you a short introduction with a few examples. We encourage you to read the manual (
"tail is a program on Unix and Unix-like systems used to display the tail end of a text file or piped data. " tail
Output part of a file's content
$ tail -1 one-file.txt /John Doe
Compare this to a printout of the entire content of the file:
$ cat one-file.txt Hi there This is just some text /John Doe