This is a Perl script to generate one hundred thousand (100,000) random numbers from 0 through 9 inclusively
# Get the timestamp number. This is the old method of generating an unqie random number seed.
# my $time = time();
# Get the process id number. This is the new method of generating an unqie random number seed.
my $process_id = $$;
# Set the random number seed to the process id.
# Set how many random numbers (from 0 to 9) that you want to generate.
my $max_numbers = 100000;
# Open the output file to save to.
open (FH, "> List_of_Random_Generated_Numbers.txt");
# Get and display random numbers.
for (my $loop=0 ; $loop < $max_numbers ; $loop++)
# Get random number from 0 to 10 exclusive. Note that this will result with a real (decimal number).
$random_number = rand (10);
# Only get the first digit of the random number.
$first_random_digit = $random_number % 10;
# Print random digit to the file.
print FH "$first_random_digit";
# Close output file.