i always use a program called makepasswd
it has loads of options like randomseed, minchar, maxchar
from reading the --help it says randomseed=N
Use random number seed N, between 0 and 2^23 inclusive
a Zero results in a Real-Random-Seed.
i use the .deb package:
Hope this helps
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ruairi Newman" <bofh at tech-mad.org>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Sunday, February 25, 2001 8:28 PM
Subject: [ILUG] Random number?
> Hi all,
>> Can anyone tell me what the quickest cleanest way to generate a
> completely random number in a bash shell script is?
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