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shuf - generate random permutations
shuf [OPTION]... [FILE] shuf -e [OPTION]... [ARG]... shuf -i LO-HI [OPTION]...
Write a random permutation of the input lines to standard output. With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input. 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
Written by Paul Eggert.
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Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/shuf> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) shuf invocation'
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