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1. OS X (Apple)
Apologies for any typos, etc...
This took a while but it didn't beat me...
Although there are many methods of generating random numbers in a POSIX shell this uses integer maths and a simple C source to create an executable to get epoch to microseconds accuracy if it is needed. I take... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: wisecracker
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
How can I generate a string of random characters (alpha+numeric) of a particular length ?
For e.g. for
n=5, output = 'kasjf'
n=10, output = 'hedbcd902k'
Also, please let me know if random (valid) dates could also be generated.
Thanks (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: rishigc
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
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... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: LINUXnoob15
4. 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 ))
echo $comp (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: faintingquiche
Hello All, I am stuck up in a program where the rand functions ends up giving all the same integers. Tried sleep, but the numbers turned out to be same... Can anyone help me out how to fix this issue ? I have called the srand once in the program, but I feel like when I call fork the child process... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: manisum
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`
Now, in online examples... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: trey85stang
How can we generate 16 digit random nos in C. (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: ajaysahoo
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am having trouble with generating random numbers. can this be done with awk?
So I have a file that looks like this:
So column1 is start and column2 is end. I want to generate 3 random #'s between start and stop:
So the output will look like this:
... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: phil_heath
9. 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)
Discussion started by: TehOne