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GNU datamash
Scriptable statistics and data calculation

Datamash is a command-line program which performs basic numeric, textual and statistical operations on input textual data files.

it is designed to be portable and reliable, and aid researchers to easily automate analysis pipelines, without writing code or even short scripts.


From the terminal, simply type:

info datamash

An online copy of the manual is available at:

There also the manpage: $ man datamash

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GPLv3orlaterGenium20 January 2017

Leaders and contributors

Assaf Gordon A uthor & Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

Required to buildautotools
Required to buildC compiler

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 January 2017.


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