generate a random 10 character password

pwgen -B -y 10
generate a table with 10 character ambiguous random passwords which include at least one special character in in password

By: DobeR
2012-10-28 20:06:52

4 Alternatives + Submit Alt

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    tr -dc A-Za-z0-9_ < /dev/urandom | head -c 10 | xargs
    nottings · 2012-10-17 14:04:14 3
  • Generate a table of random 10 character passwords Show Sample Output

    pwgen 10 # generate a table of 10 character random passwords
    mpb · 2012-10-26 08:57:47 0

  • 0
    head -c7 /dev/urandom|base64|tr -d '='
    Poulpatine · 2012-10-17 14:47:11 0

  • 0
    tr -dc '[:graph:]' </dev/urandom | head -c30; echo
    tox2ik · 2012-10-22 21:53:07 0

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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