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SHUF

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2009
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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
-z, --zero-terminated
end lines with 0 byte, 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

Report shuf bugs to [email protected]
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2009 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

The full documentation for shuf is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and shuf programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils 'shuf invocation'

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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