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SHUF(1) User Commands SHUF(1)

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.
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

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 © 2017 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'
September 2017 GNU coreutils 8.28