How to Count Word Occurrences in a Text File

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Martins D. Okoi

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  1. Denis says:

    I use Silver Searcher (https://geoff.greer.fm/ag/), which is capable to search ~1TB file in less than a second.

    • To print all found entries: ag -i mauris example.txt
    • To only count all entries: ag -c mauris example.txt

    Give it a try…

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