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Generate random permutations. More information:

  • Randomize the order of lines in a file and output the result:

shuf {{path/to/file}}

  • Only output the first 5 entries of the result:

shuf --head-count=5 {{path/to/file}}

  • Write output to another file:

shuf {{path/to/input_file}} --output={{ath/to/output_file}}

  • Generate random numbers in the range 1 to 10:

shuf --input-range=1-10