generate a one-time pad

dd if=/dev/random | pv -ptab --size 128 --stop-at-size | dd of=~/.onetime/to_foo.pad
Piping dd through pv allows to control the size ot the output file and allows for feedback on speed and progress. Sample output is 128 bytes as seen with xxd. See also:
Sample Output
00000000: 9a28 d3d2 8cee bd80 5e60 caf5 16dc 5109  .(......^`....Q.
00000010: 9d59 16cd 096b 1be4 359c c0f2 c8c9 2ee0  .Y...k..5.......
00000020: 5ee4 70ea b127 b5c3 97c9 5d54 750c 84e0  ^.p..'....]Tu...
00000030: f8bc 8897 3e4f 32eb 1d20 6555 b023 5430  ....>O2.. eU.#T0
00000040: 72cf 6a98 33e2 7eaf 6997 8be0 9c37 e787  r.j.3.~.i....7..
00000050: bbfd 6394 d36d c39e 8fc7 9db3 d0db 28ce  ..c..m........(.
00000060: d034 7584 bb54 4e46 e89e a629 881d b3a0  .4u..TNF...)....
00000070: f9a0 c5ce 752c 55e8 6bc2 cb0a fd2a eaaa  ....u,U.k....*..

By: m4r14n0ju
2016-10-05 16:14:03

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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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