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Old 10-12-2008
combining commands

Hello all,

I am trying to list and count all the files of a particular type in any given directory. I can use the commands separately but when I combine them they do not give an output.

The command for counting the files is ls -1 | wc -l and for listing all the file of particular type say .torrent is ls -1| awk '/.torrent/{print};'. Now when I combine the commands to count and list all the .torrent file - ls -1 | wc -l | awk '/.torrent/{print};' - I do not get any output. Can anyone tell me how this is done?

Thanks & Rgds
# 2  
Old 10-12-2008
try using this
Code:
ls -l *.torrent|awk '{print}END{print "Total no of .torrent files = "NR}'


Last edited by vidyadhar85; 10-12-2008 at 06:59 PM..
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Old 10-12-2008
Thanks mate, that worked like a charm
 

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