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comment How to pick a random element from the output of a command?
Or printf '%s\n' 1 2 3 4 5 | shuf -n1 (that is you feed shuf the choices to pick from one per line).
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revised Terminate a text search in less(1) and continue to read thru a Unix pipe
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revised Terminate a text search in less(1) and continue to read thru a Unix pipe
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answered Terminate a text search in less(1) and continue to read thru a Unix pipe
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comment Grep in couple thousands files
@8forty, good point, updated.
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revised Grep in couple thousands files
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revised What does `\time`, `t\ime` and `\cd` actually do? (fun with backslashes in shells)
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revised What does `\time`, `t\ime` and `\cd` actually do? (fun with backslashes in shells)
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revised Are quotes needed for local variable assignment?
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revised Where is “export var=value” not available?
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comment What does `\time`, `t\ime` and `\cd` actually do? (fun with backslashes in shells)
@JonasWielicki, it's that time is a keyword and that cd is not. (and if you had an alias for cd or time, that would be another matter). That cd is builtin or not has no incidence at this point (as far as the influence of quoting is concerned). Some shells however have a few builtins that are halfway between keywords and builtins as their parsing is done differently from other builtins. That's the case of export/typeset/declare. I should probably add some note about it in this answer.
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revised What does `\time`, `t\ime` and `\cd` actually do? (fun with backslashes in shells)
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revised What does `\time`, `t\ime` and `\cd` actually do? (fun with backslashes in shells)
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answered What does `\time`, `t\ime` and `\cd` actually do? (fun with backslashes in shells)
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revised Redirecting Output of print to multiples files in awk
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comment Perl one liner to find words longer than 63 characters
perl -lne 'print for /\w{66,}/g' (untested)
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