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How to shuffle large text files efficiently while piping it on Linux?

I have a text file that is couple GBs. I am trying to shuffle this text file in a pipe. For example these are some sample lines of what I am using but it is not efficient and in fact the pipe does ...
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How is shuffling done by various music players [closed]

I was wondering if there might be a fixed pattern/algorithm being followed by various music player for shuffling the playlist. From my guess i could figure it out that these media players uses same ...
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Is there a media/music player program that has a “biased” shuffle?

I know in iTunes and a few other apps you can get playlists for just "highly rated" songs, but that's not quite what I want. I want to hear the lower-rated stuff, too. If I didn't like the song at ...
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Ubuntu 9.10/Compiz swap windows on workspaces (like taskbar shuffle for workspaces)

How can I move all the windows on one workspace to another workspace (all at once)? It doesn't seem to be possible from the gnome-panel applet (workspace switcher). Separately, can start me on the ...
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Is there a way to see all songs in iTunes which have “Skip when shuffling” option enabled?

The iTunes application allows a track to be marked as "skip when shuffling", meaning it will never be played when the iPod is in shuffle (i.e. random) play mode. It is possible to set up a smart ...