Unix Handson - 2

2. Unix : Word Count

Write the unix command to count the number of words in the first 3 lines of a file.

The file will be given as a command line argument when the script containing your command will run.


For example,

If the input file contains the following lines


Unix is a command based operating system.

We will learn unix in this module.

This is a test file.

We are using this file to practice some commands.

We have reached the end of the file.


The output will be,







head -3|wc -w