Linux WC Command

this command is used to counting lines,words,characters from a file,using wc command options like you can count the no of word in your file used -w option to count no of word in file the following example and discription of wc command.

Syntax

$wc [file_name]

Example

in this example count the number of line in file.


$wc -l file1.txt
							

Options

Sr.No

Options

Descriptions

01

-l

count the number of lines.

02

-w

count the number of word.

03

-c

count the number of characters.

04

-L

show the length of the longest line from the file.

05

-help

show the available options.

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