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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi there I am trying to generate a random number between 40 and 70 using the shell here is my code so far and it keeps going above 70. all help much appreciated!
comp=$(( RANDOM%70+40 ))
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have extracted some report from database for few activities done.
Now I have a requirement to add some random time(In range of 10-35) in front of each activity.
Can be generated random numbers in any bash/sh shell within a given number range, let's say in between 10-30.
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Lets say I want to pick a random file when I do an "ls" command. I don't have set number of files in each directory.
ls | head -1
This gives me the first one in each directory, is there a way to do the same but pick a random one. (3 Replies)
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I wrote a number between 0 and 20 (that can include 0 and 20) on a piece of paper. I am staring at it now, imagining the number so you can read my mind ;)
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Im new to C, and Im having a hard time getting a random number.
In bash, I would do something similar to the following to get a random number;
SEED=`expr $seed1 * $seed2 / $seed3`
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a huge file say with 2000000 records. The file has 42 fields. I would like to pick randomly 1000 records from this huge file. Can anyone help me how to do this? (1 Reply)
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8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello, need a way to generate numbers within 0.5-1.5 range
Has to be totally random:
and so on....
How to? (10 Replies)
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9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to make a simple script which generate random number from 0 to 1000.
and simply display it.
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have 1 million records and want to extract lines betwen 10000 -20000 and put it in another file.
Could you please suggest a command for this.
Thanks in advance (3 Replies)
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