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 46<p><span class="application">genrandom</span> &#8212; generate a file containing random data</p>
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 50<div class="cmdsynopsis"><p><code class="command">genrandom</code>  [<code class="option">-n <em class="replaceable"><code>number</code></em></code>] {<em class="replaceable"><code>size</code></em>} {<em class="replaceable"><code>filename</code></em>}</p></div>
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 55      <span><strong class="command">genrandom</strong></span>
 56      generates a file or a set of files containing a specified quantity
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 71            The size of the file, in kilobytes, to generate.
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 75            The file name into which random data should be written.
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 82      <span class="citerefentry"><span class="refentrytitle">rand</span>(3)</span>,
 83      <span class="citerefentry"><span class="refentrytitle">arc4random</span>(3)</span>
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