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Counts textual items in a file

'Count' is a fast replacement for the standard 'wc' utility. It has the additional features of counting the visible line length and a fast -stat option to quickly determine file sizes.


version 1.17 (stable)
released on 29 April 2001




Verified by

Verified on


Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

21 April 2004

Leaders and contributors

Jörg Schilling Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,
Ruby (Ref)

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 March 2018.


"Ruby (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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