genpasswd.py

By Hal Canary, 2008-01-27 15:54:05 (link)
#computers-code

#!/usr/bin/env python
# ~/bin/genpasswd.py
#   Generate a random password with about
#   142 bits of randomness, making use of
#   /dev/urandom.
# Note:
#   Most online services have somewhat
#   arbitrary rules about what characters
#   can be included in a password. So we
#   limit ourselves to A-Za-z0-9.
# Copyright 2007-2008 Hal Canary
# Dedicated to the Public Domain.
import os, base64
print base64.b64encode(os.urandom(18),'Zz')

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