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A script to generate a random password
Authored by: convulxine on Jan 05, '06 02:06:37PM

wonderful ! but the generated passwords could be more randomized... you can use /dev/urandom and its derivatives :> great interface of PRNG of unix.
try this:
dd if=/dev/urandom | string -8
and get one

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A script to generate a random password
Authored by: macubergeek on Jan 07, '06 07:20:32AM

your option dosn't work


but this one does and spits out a non ending stream of random 8 char passwords
cat /dev/urandom | strings -8



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