LinuxQuestions.org
View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Blogs > ErV
User Name
Password

Notices

Uncategorized Entries with no category
Old

How to generate password

Posted 02-21-2009 at 08:56 AM by ErV

Generating password is simple:

password8.sh:
[code]
#!/bin/sh
cat /dev/urandom| tr -dc '0-9a-zA-Z!@#$%^&*_+-'|head -c 8;echo
[/code]
This script generates 8 characters long password.
To change number of characters, replace 8 with other number.
'0-9a-zA-Z!@#$%^&*_+-' defines character set used in password. If you need another charset, change this string to suit your needs.
ErV
Senior Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 3230 Comments 0 ErV is offline
Old
Rating: 4 votes, 4.00 average.

Howto: making slackware packages from source without slackbuilds

Posted 12-30-2008 at 06:33 PM by ErV
Updated 02-21-2009 at 08:50 AM by ErV

[SIZE="5"][b]Making slackware packages from source[/b][/SIZE]

I'm posting this because some people have problems with making packages from source code, and howto where I learned how to do it isn't available anymore.

[color=red][b]WARNING![/b][/color]:
1) howto is pretty short and doesn't dive into details too much (although I initially thought about overview of commonly used build systems).
2) This doesn't work for all packages, only for most...
ErV
Senior Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 7032 Comments 0 ErV is offline
Old
Rating: 7 votes, 3.86 average.

How to answer questions without wasting too much time

Posted 11-30-2008 at 09:29 PM by ErV
Updated 02-21-2009 at 08:51 AM by ErV

Okay, I've just got through another flamewar, so I decided to write a some info about answering questions without wasting too much time in the process. The content is based on personal experience, my own point of view, and isn't supposed to be absolute truth or something. I also don't expect someone to agree with me. Recommendations are written in random order, and are supposed to prevent wasting too much time typing replies, or breaking your keyboard too quickly.
Beware! Some people probably...
ErV
Senior Member
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 6885 Comments 10 ErV is offline

  



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:19 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement

My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration