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RANDOM(6) Games Manual RANDOM(6)NAMErandom- random lines from a file or random numbersSYNOPSISrandom[-er] [denominator]DESCRIPTIONrandomreads lines from the standard input and copies them to the standard output with a probability of 1/denominator. The default value for denominator is 2. The options are as follows:-eIf the-eoption is specified,randomdoes not read or write anything, and simply exits with a random exit value of 0 to denominator-1, inclusive.-rThe-roption guarantees that the output is unbuffered.SEEALSOshuffle(1), fortune(6) NetBSD 9.99 March 20, 2007 NetBSD 9.99