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Old 07-15-2008
Random numbers from 0 to 1000

Hello All,

I want to make a simple script which generate random number from 0 to 1000.
and simply display it.

Plz HELP!!!!!!

Waqas Ahmed
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Old 07-15-2008
try this:
num=$(( $RANDOM % 1001  ))
echo $num

Last edited by jim mcnamara; 07-15-2008 at 09:43 AM..
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Old 07-15-2008
If the RANDOM variable is available:

printf "%d\n" $(($RANDOM%1000+1))

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