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Old 07-12-2011, 12:45 PM   #4
upendra_35
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its not -1 it is -l and the command wc -l counts the number of lines in the file. The easiest way to find out the number of reads in a fastq file with one command is grep "@" -c <filename>. Hope this helps
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