nutello at sweetness.com
Mon Mar 7 20:57:40 UTC 2005
On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 10:11:16AM +0100, Enrico Scholz wrote:
> | dd if=/dev/urandom bs=20 count=1 | sha1sum
> which creates an 80bit password
I guess that's 160 bits - regardless of the input length, too. In this
particular case, are the SHA-1 hashes of all the random sequences of 160
bits going to be unique?
I just use
dd if=/dev/urandom count=1 bs=X 2>/dev/null | hexdump -v -e '1/1 "%02x"'
(hexdump is in util-linux)
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