bash scripting for loop set number of iterations

A handy trick in bash that can be adapted to many useful tasks:

for i in {1..99}; do

echo $i

done

1
2..
97
98
99

100


Another tricky is if you need a 0 in front of the first letters:

for i in {1..12}; do
if [ $i -lt 10 ]; then
    i=0"$i"
fi
echo $i
done


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