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echo without newline

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http://www.unix.com – I am trying to make a download progress meter with bash and I need to echo a percentage without making a newline and without concatenating to the last output line. The output should replace the last output line in the terminal. This is something you see when wget or curl downloads files. That's what I am trying to do, but I don't know how. Any pointers? (HowTos)