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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.

       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
	      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.

       GNU  coreutils  online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report shuf transla-
       tion bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

AUTHOR
       Written by Paul Eggert.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2013 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.

GNU coreutils 8.22			    June 2014					  SHUF(1)
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