Count Occurrences of a String in a File

This page answers questions like these:

Count Number of Lines in a File Containing a String:

grep -c STRING FILE ...

Count Number of Occurrences of a String in a File:

grep -o STRING FILE ... | wc -l grep STRING FILE ... | sed 's/STRING/&\n/g' | grep -c STRING

Count Number of Occurrences of a String in a Binary File:

strings -a -n 1 FILE ... | sed 's/STRING/&\n/g' | grep -c STRING



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