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In bash, by pressing ALT+n and then a character x, x will be printed n times
I know is not the same as the original command, but is correlated.
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essentially the ruby one, but perhaps has a larger installed base
Get there by going backwards and forgetting the numbers.
Perl is installed by default on most modern OS when jot is not.
This feels more intuitive to me.
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