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NAME

shuf - generate random permutations

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Author
Copyright

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 © 2016 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 \(aq(coreutils) shuf invocation\(aq
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