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WC Command - Exercise

Using the find and wc commands


Objective: Practice finding files and listing file size

Exercise scoring

This exercise is auto-scored and is worth 4 points.

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Find the file named clothes in your home directory.

Instructions

  1. 1. Write a command using the –l option with the wc command to display the number of lines in the clothes file.
  2. 2. Write a command to copy the number of lines in the file called clothes into the variable line count. Use embedded command execution.
  3. 3. Write a command to display the location of the volleyball file. Start your search in your home directory.
  4. 4. Write a command to display all the directories owned by user bin. This time, start your search in the /etc directory.

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