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Old 06-04-2009, 04:47 AM   #16
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Hi,

Sounds like the file is a dos file, not a regular text file.
What does file randomprogram.sh show you?
 
Old 06-04-2009, 05:09 AM   #17
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UPDATE

I've got it working now, I needed to have:

Code:
#!/bin/bash

echo $(($RANDOM % 10))
So I could call the script from the terminal command line with ./randomprogram
 
  


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