How to generate a sequence of numbers in Bash scripting

  • Use Bash 4’s brace expansion
$ echo {1..10}
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

$ echo {1..10..2}
1 3 5 7 9
  • Use “seq” command
$ seq 1 10
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

$ seq 1 2 10
1
3
5
7
9

$ echo $(seq 1 10)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

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