Counting Words in an Article

Christian Schoepplein chris at
Wed Jul 14 19:44:57 UTC 2004


On Mi, Jul 14, 2004 at 02:30:31 -0500, John J. Boyer wrote:
> What program can I use to count the words in an article that I have 
> written? Unix has wc, but there's no such program on Linux.

I'm using debian testing/unstable and there is wc installed. Its located 
in the coreutils pakage.

/usr/bin/wc -w <filename>

should count the words for you.


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