Create random password in reasonable time

dd if=/dev/urandom | tr -d -c [:print:] | tr -d " " | dd count=1 bs=20 2> /dev/null; echo
It will produce passwords with length of 20 printable characters within a reasonable time. For shorter or longer passwords just change the 20 in bs=20 to something more convenient. To create only alpha numeric passwords change [:print:] to [:alnum:]
Sample Output
$ dd if=/dev/urandom  | tr -d -c [:print:] | tr -d " " | dd count=1 bs=20  2> /dev/null; echo 

By: Progent
2013-03-01 22:42:29
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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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