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Re: Favorite commands: wc

On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Flood Randy Capt AFCA/TCAA wrote:
> For example,  
> "cat foo.txt|grep the | wc -l"  
> will tell you the number of lines that contain the word "the" in the
> file foo.txt.  You can do this slightly more compactly without using
> cat, but I used it for clarity.  

  "grep -c the foo.txt"

does the exact same thing :-)

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