Generate a ZenCart-style MD5 password hash.

python -c 'p="SeCuR3PwD";import hashlib as h;s=h.md5(p).hexdigest()[:2];pw=h.md5(s+p).hexdigest();print pw+":"+s;'
ZenCart uses a MD5 with a salt to secure its passwords. If you need to forcibly change someone's password to a known value within the database, this one-liner can generate the password. Change the value of 'p' to the password you want.
Sample Output
fcb35a57bb4a6a17063fab56fad93138:23

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By: Xiol
2011-10-16 18:49:08

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