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Sequential numbers

Hi All,
I am looking for a simple way to write numbers to a file sequentially starting from 1 and ending on a specified upper limit. Example of the output file is below


please let me know the best way to do it.
# 2  
Is it just me or has the world become too lazy? I'm sure with 115 posts to your name you must have come across the famous for loop, available in a language of your choosing.
# 3  
many ways to skin your cat...

e.g. bash:
#  echo {1..1000}|tr " " "\n">file

# 4  
using while loop ..
$ i=1; while [ $i -le 100 ]; do echo $i; i=$((i+1)); done

# 5  
On Linux box, you can use the seq command :
$ seq 5
$ seq 2 5
$ seq 1 2 10

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On Linux and other platforms, e.g. freebsd:
vm-freebsd ~ % version =o
OS, ker|rel, machine: FreeBSD, 8.0-RELEASE, i386
vm-freebsd ~ % jot 5 11

cheers, drl
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just another awk ...
awk 'BEGIN{ while (++x<=10)print x; exit}'

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