How to randomly select lines from a text file


 
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Thank you for the fixes. I had a working version but didn't copy-paste, rewrote instead, in a bit of a hurry at that.
 

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byobu-select-session(1) 					       byobu						   byobu-select-session(1)

NAME
byobu-select-session - select and connect to a byobu session DESCRIPTION
byobu-select-session is an application that lists the available screen sessions running on the system, and prompts the user to select one. The user also has the option to create a new Byobu session, or launch the default shell without Byobu. If an invalid selection is chosen 3 times in a row, the user is connected to the youngest session. By default, if only one session exists, the user is connected to that session, and if no sessions exist, a new session is created -- such that there is no interactive prompt in the normal behavior. However, some users may choose to always be prompted, by touching the file $BYOBU_CONFIG_DIR/.always-select. Note that BYOBU_CONFIG_DIR=$HOME/.byobu. Named sessions that begin with a "." are "hidden" from byobu-select-session(1). This is useful, for instance, if you do not want a session to be automatically selected at login. Example: byobu -S .hidden FILES
$BYOBU_CONFIG_DIR/.always-select SEE ALSO
byobu(1), screen(1) http://launchpad.net/byobu AUTHOR
This manpage and the utility were written by Dustin Kirkland <kirkland@ubuntu.com> for Ubuntu systems (but may be used by others). Permis- sion is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document and the utility under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 3 published by the Free Software Foundation. The complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL on Debian/Ubuntu systems, or in /usr/share/doc/fedora-release-*/GPL on Fedora systems, or on the web at http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt. byobu 12 Jan 2010 byobu-select-session(1)

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