Counting with uniq

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Shell experts make the best of simple combinations of standard utilities. Learn one of the most common examples of using two common commands together.
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sort|uniq can be replaced by awk

wgshi's picture

How about we just do this

grep Jan/2004 access.log | grep foo.php |
awk '{a[$1]++}END{for(i in a)print i, a[i]}'

Re: sort|uniq can be replaced by awk

Kris's picture

He's right. It's trickier to remember, but way faster.