Generate an XKCD #936 style 4 word password

word=$(shuf -n4 /usr/share/dict/words); for w in ${word[@]}; do w=${w^}; w=${w//\'/}; p+=$w; done; echo $p

2013-08-22 08:21:41

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Love it. I modified to simply echo the result without using the $p, so that I can run it multiple times without adding 'unset p' in between. function xkcd_4word_pass() { for w in $(shuf -n4 /usr/share/dict/words); do w=${w^}; w=${w//\'/}; echo -n $w; done; echo; }
cometsong · 312 weeks and 3 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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