Display first lines of a text file
The head command displays, by default, the first 10 lines of a text file in Linux. This command is often used to get an idea of the kind of text file you’re looking at; the first 10 lines are usually enough to determine what a file is.
Here is an example:
As with tail, you can specify the number of lines you would like to display with the -n option:
You can display more then one file: