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Old 11-14-2006
Java command to count files in dir

hi
plz let me know the command to count the files in directory.
thanks in advance
-Bali Reddy
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Old 11-14-2006
ls -1 | wc -l

This will give you a count of all the files (including directories). If you want just certain files, either change the ls command to look for *.txt (to look for files with .txt extension), or use the find command to look for certain types of files (see the man page for find, look for the -type option).
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Old 11-14-2006
Can you use this command to count all of the files over a certain size?
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Can you use this command to count all of the files over a certain size?
Use find. Look at man find for more options.

Code:
find /usr/bin/ -size 11k -exec ls {} \;|wc -l

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Old 11-15-2006
use

ls -l |grep ^\- | wc -l
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