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Published on January 1, 2017 by ProgrammingKnowledge

wc – print newline, word, and byte counts for each file

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wc [OPTION]… [FILE]…
wc [OPTION]… –files0-from=F

DESCRIPTION
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. A word is a non-zero-length sequence of characters delimited by white space. The options below may be used to select which counts are printed, always in the following order: newline, word, character, byte, maximum line length.

-c, –bytes
print the byte counts

-m, –chars
print the character counts

-l, –lines
print the newline counts

–files0-from=F
read input from the files specified by NUL-terminated names in file F; If F is – then read names from standard input

-L, –max-line-length
print the length of the longest line

-w, –words
print the word counts

–help display this help and exit

–version
output version information and exit

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Clavo Destiriouso
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Clavo Destiriouso
2 months 17 days ago

watched 30 video on single nyt and i think i remembered em oll thnku 🙂

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ayone
2 months 27 days ago

showing large windows on last minute are annoying. too large and too long and too many.can not see well what you are doing as summary.I appreciate if you make sure they wont cover your working window.

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veysel karani Turan
2 months 28 days ago

Hi, I want ask one thing. Can we delete the history of Linux comand line ?

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2 months 28 days ago

+ProgrammingKnowledge thanks

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2 months 28 days ago

history -c will clear all histories.

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