Use php and md5 to generate a password

echo -n "string" | md5sum|cut -f 1 -d " "
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.
Sample Output
b45cffe084dd3d20d928bee85e7b0f21

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By: labadf
2014-02-20 22:44:00

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