I've a file which contains a chunk of words. What I wanted to do is to find the top 10 most common word used from this file. How should my search looks like?
Thanks in advance!
If you can post some sample data, then it will be helpful for splunkers to help you
Check this out if this solves your problem http://answers.splunk.com/answers/62413/how-to-extract-most-popular-words-from-the-source-data
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depends a bit how your events look like.
I guess the easiest way is make every word a new event and use top.
Or use just shell script on nix
cat file.txt | sed -r 's/[[:space:]]+/\n/g' | sed '/^$/d' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n | tail -n10