20char long alpahnumeric "password"

head -c20 /dev/urandom | xxd -ps
20characters long alpahnumeric "password"
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By: opexxx
2013-07-16 10:14:21

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

    $ apg -m 40 -a 1
    blz · 2013-07-26 14:13:49 0

What Others Think

This command returns only hexadecimal characters.
sesom42 · 474 weeks ago
If you have pwgen installed, it can generate very secure passwords. e.g. pwgen -csny1 20
wsams · 472 weeks and 4 days ago

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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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