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What is the option in "wc" command to view without showing erros message

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Can you clarify your question a bit? What do you mean by "without showing erros [I assume that's meant to be 'error'] message"? – mmyers Mar 25 '10 at 16:00
Please give us the exact command you are typing, and the exact output of the command, highlighting the error messages that you do not wish to see. – davr Mar 25 '10 at 18:04

Try redirecting the error output to /dev/null:

wc whatever 2>/dev/null
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