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Random integer number between FLOOR and RANGE

Terminal - Random integer number between FLOOR and RANGE
FLOOR=0; RANGE=10; number=0; while [ "$number" -le $FLOOR ]; do number=$RANDOM; let "number %= $RANGE"; done; echo $number
2009-02-20 09:33:56
User: raphink
Functions: echo
Random integer number between FLOOR and RANGE

This one-liner outputs a random number between the values given for FLOOR and RANGE.


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echo $(( $RANDOM % $RANGE + $FLOOR))
Comment by berta 353 weeks and 2 days ago

Ah, good one, thanks berta :)

Comment by raphink 352 weeks and 5 days ago

echo $[$RANDOM % $RANGE + $FLOOR]

Comment by saherteam 84 weeks and 4 days ago

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