Random number generating script?


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Random number generating script?

Having a hard time with this. Very new to scripting and linux. Spent all sunday trying to do this. Appreciate some help and maybe help breaking down what the syntax does.

Create a Bash program. It should have the following properties

• Creates a secret number between 1 and 100
i. The program should automatically assign a different number each time you run the script
• Asks the user to provide a guess for the secret number

i. The program should keep asking until the user guesses the number correctly
• If the guessed number is higher than the secret number, print “Lower” to the screen
• If the guessed number is lower than the secret number, print “Higher”
• If the guessed number matches the secret number, print “Correct”, and end the program

output looks like,


Code:
What is your guess?
99
Higher!
What is your guess?
100
Correct
ubuntu$ ./script.sh 
What is your guess?
50
Lower


Last edited by Don Cragun; 03-22-2015 at 09:37 PM.. Reason: Add CODE tags.
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Is this a homework assignment?

What have you tried?

Where are you stuck?
# 3  
yeah it is. I'm having trouble with the whole thing.

#!/bin/bash

num=$(( RANDOM % 100 + 1 ))

echo "guess a number? "
read
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