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SHUF

Section: User Commands (1)

Updated: March 2015

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NAME

shuf - generate random permutations

SYNOPSIS

shuf [OPTION]... [FILE]

shuf -e [OPTION]... [ARG]...

shuf -i LO-HI [OPTION]...

DESCRIPTION

Write a random permutation of the input lines to standard output.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

-e, --echo
treat each ARG as an input line:
-i, --input-range=LO-HI
treat each number LO through HI as an input line:
-n, --head-count=COUNT
output at most COUNT lines:
-o, --output=FILE
write result to FILE instead of standard output:
--random-source=FILE
get random bytes from FILE:
-r, --repeat
output lines can be repeated:
-z, --zero-terminated
line delimiter is NUL, not newline:
--help
display this help and exit:
--version
output version information and exit:

With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.

AUTHOR

Written by Paul Eggert.

REPORTING BUGS

GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>

Report shuf translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.

This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO

Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/shuf>

or available locally via: info '(coreutils) shuf invocation'


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