Word count. Print a character, word, and line count for files
. If multiple files, print totals as well. If no files
are given, read standard input. See other examples under ls
Print byte count only.
Print character count only. This will be different than
in a multibyte character environment. Solaris only.
Print line count only.
. Solaris only.
Print word count only.
Count the number of users logged in:
who | wc -l
Count the words in three essay files:
wc -w essay.
Count lines in file named by
(don't display filename):
wc -l < $file