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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
Slightly simpler version of previous sed command that does the same thing. In this case, the output will stop at the command, and the entire command will be terminated as well, instead of proceeding through the whole file.
Uses the dumb terminal option in gnuplot to plot a graph of frequencies. In this case, we are looking at a frequency analysis of words in all of the .c files.
This is a quick hack to make a gcc caller. Since it runs with gcc instead of tcc, it's a bit more trustworthy as far as the final answers of things go.
This uses urandom to produce a random password. The random values are uuencoded to ensure only printable characters. This only works for a number of characters between 1 and 60.