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get a random 0/1, use it for on/off, yes/no

Terminal - get a random 0/1, use it for on/off, yes/no
echo $[RANDOM % 2]
2013-05-25 19:15:57
User: anapsix
Functions: echo
get a random 0/1, use it for on/off, yes/no

use it to add a random boolean switch to your script


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Interesting! Mind explaining what $[ ] does here? I tried $( ) but it didn't work! Do the square brackets invoke something special? Thanks!

Comment by iiAtlas 156 weeks and 4 days ago


It is as deprecated bashism for $((EXPRESSION))


Comment by michelsberg 156 weeks and 4 days ago

Interesting yes but can you describe a situation when you would need this?

Comment by techie 155 weeks and 3 days ago

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