Generate password and print to stdout?
till2.schaefer at tu-dortmund.de
Tue Nov 14 14:00:04 CET 2017
there is a standard unix tool for this purpose: pwgen
On Dienstag, 14. November 2017 13:51:26 CET b3yond wrote:
> pass can't do this, as it can't use files as output which are outside
> you can use this command instead for a 32 length alphanumeric passphrase:
> cat /dev/urandom | tr -dc 'a-zA-Z0-9' | fold -w 32 | head -n 1
> I hope this helps :)
> On 14.11.2017 13:21, Alan Orth wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm wondering how to make pass print a generated password to stdout.
> > Sometimes I need to generate a password that I don't want or need to
> > store. It would be nice if I could just use pass generate for that.
> > Currently it seems that the "pass-name" argument is mandatory.
> > Thank you,
> > Alan Orth
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