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Old 06-29-2011
Count occurences of string


Please help me in finding the number of occurences of the string.

Example: Apple, green, blue, Apple, Orange, green, blue are the strings can be even in the next line.

The o/p should look as:
Word Count
----- -----
Apple 2
green 2
Orange 1
blue 2

# 2  
Old 06-30-2011
assignment ?

read about the grep command ( read the argument c )
read about the for loop or while loop
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Old 06-30-2011
Thanks but i found even simpler solution than that

Rather than going for the grep, while and for loops

I am expecting an answer more like
tr -s " ," "\n" < <file_name> | sort | uniq -c

Anyways thanks for the reply Smilie

Last edited by Franklin52; 06-30-2011 at 12:31 PM.. Reason: Please use code tags
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