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Use php and md5 to generate a password

Terminal - Use php and md5 to generate a password
php -r 'echo md5("password") . "\n";'
2010-02-07 21:39:07
User: mvrilo
-4
Use php and md5 to generate a password

another alternative to encrypt strings

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Terminal - Alternatives
echo -n "string" | md5sum|cut -f 1 -d " "
2014-02-20 22:44:00
User: labadf
Functions: cut echo
0

echo defaults to include a newline character at the end of the string, which messes with the hash. If you suppress it with -n then it has the same effect as PHP's ?echo md5("string"), "\t-";? Even more, by using cut you get the exact same output, so it works as a drop-in replacement for the original command for this thread.

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What others think

If you have md5sum binary available, you should use something like

echo "foo" | md5sum

to receive

d3b07384d113edec49eaa6238ad5ff00

Comment by DNSpyder 282 weeks and 2 days ago

Wait-a-minute, isn't that just the same as:

md5 -s "string"
Comment by balanceiskey 267 weeks and 1 day ago

PHP: Probably Hacked Poorly

Comment by h3xx 206 weeks and 2 days ago

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