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20char long alpahnumeric "password"

Terminal - 20char long alpahnumeric "password"
head -c20 /dev/urandom | xxd -ps
2013-07-16 10:14:21
User: opexxx
Functions: head
20char long alpahnumeric "password"

20characters long alpahnumeric "password"


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
$ apg -m 40 -a 1
2013-07-26 14:13:49
User: blz

apg generates several random passwords. It uses several password generation algorithms (currently two) and a built-in pseudo random number generator.

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This command returns only hexadecimal characters.

Comment by sesom42 123 weeks and 5 days ago

If you have pwgen installed, it can generate very secure passwords. e.g. pwgen -csny1 20

Comment by wsams 122 weeks and 2 days ago

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