10 Ways to Generate a Random Password from the Command Line


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One of the great things about Linux is that you can do the same thing hundreds of different ways—even something as simple as generating a random password can be accomplished with dozens of different commands. Here’s 10 ways you can do it.
We gathered all of these commands from Command-Line Fu and tested them out on our own Linux PC to make sure they work. You should be able to use at least some of these on Windows with Cygwin installed, though we didn’t test all of them—the last one definitely works though.
Generate a Random Password
For any of these random password commands, you can either modify them to output a different password length, or you can just use the

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10 Ways to Generate a Random Password from the Command Line
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I have the following code to generate random passwords for new users of
an application.
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"ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstyvw xyz1234567890"
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