Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2012
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wc - print the number of newlines, words, and bytes in files
Print newline, word, and byte counts for each FILE, and a total line if
more than one FILE is specified. With no FILE, or when FILE is -,
read standard input.
- -c, --bytes
print the byte counts
- -m, --chars
print the character counts
- -l, --lines
print the newline counts
- -L, --max-line-length
print the length of the longest line
- -w, --words
print the word counts
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by Paul Rubin and David MacKenzie.
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