Random number generation from a given distribution [duplicate]

Is there any way to obtain random numbers from a user defined continuous distribution in Mathematica?

Thank you very much

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marked as duplicate by bill s, Artes, The Toad♦Oct 21 '13 at 3:46

Go to Scope -> Derived distributions, and there are examples of how to use RandomVariate. –  bill s Oct 20 '13 at 23:34