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Linux command line quickly create random strings and passwords

the package to use is makepasswd – install using

apt-get install makepasswd

Below is a list of examples

  • Quickly create one password
  • create 5 passwords
  • create a password with 10 characters
  • create a password from a string
  • see help for other options
makepasswd
makepasswd --count=5
makepasswd --chars=10  
makepasswd --string="This-is-a-string"
makepasswd --help

 

 

 

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