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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i need to write a shell script to "count the number of files in the current directory but without using either ls or wc command".....
please help! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: lexicon
2. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Need some help counting files... :)
I'm trying to count the number of files in a given directory (and subdirectories) which reportedly contains "thousands" of files.
I'm using this:
ls -R | wc -l
However it's been an hour and looks like it's still running; there is no output... (18 Replies)
Discussion started by: verdepollo
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
In a script, how would I go about finding the number of files for the first parameter after my script name?
For instance, my script name is myscript.sh and the folder I am checking is not the current working directory, lets say it's folder1.
so I type myscript.sh folder1
This script below... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Confirmed104
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to create a bash script that will count the number of files containing a certain keyword. The twist is that the keyword is found in a unix File and is part of a list. For example, the file DELETE may look like this:
The script will look for files... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: jl487
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm regularly counting the number of rows in a number of files. I need to know how many rows their are in all files together. Counting rows in one file I can handle, but how do I count rows in all at once?
I'd be grateful for any answer. (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: DrZoidberg
I have a load of if statements that look for files in a directory, I want to be able to count them up and the total files confirmed in an email? I ahve tried expr but i this does not work and it only reads in the first if and ignores the rest.
Please see script,
... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Pablo_beezo
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi all. If I have a unix directory with multiple files, lets say, I have some with .dat extensions, some with .txt extensions, etc etc.
How in a script would I provide a count of all the different file types (so, the different extensions, I guess) in the directory??
So if I had:
test.dat... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: gerard1
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
First of all thanks for all your help.
How can i count the lines within a text file and send this number to another text file?
And by the way how can i count the number of files inside a tape ("/dev/rtp") that as one pattern (Ex. "/CTA/") and send this number to a text file?
I... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: jorge.ferreira
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have two files I want to compare, one is a list of variables and the other is a text file COBOL program.
Basically what I want to do is display only those variables that appear in the COBOL program only once. However I would also accept a count of each variable as it appears in the COBOL... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Keith Gergel