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Generate pretty secure random passwords

Terminal - Generate pretty secure random passwords
pwgen -Bnyc
2012-03-15 14:38:15
User: KoRoVaMiLK
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Generate pretty secure random passwords

These are my favourite switches on pwgen:

-B Don't include ambiguous characters in the password

-n Include at least one number in the password

-y Include at least one special symbol in the password

-c Include at least one capital letter in the password

It just works!

Add a number to set password length, add another to set how many password to output. Example:

pwgen -Bnyc 12 20

this will output 20 password of 12 chars length.

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date +%s | sha256sum | base64 | head -c 12 ; echo

openssl rand -base64 9

< /dev/urandom tr -dc _A-Z-a-z-0-9 | head -c${1:-12};echo;

gpg --gen-random --armor 1 9

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