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Old 08-25-2016, 09:43 PM   #1
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Unhappy How do you install Encryption program?


How do you install Encryption program? I used the command from root
[root@host ~]# rngd -r /dev/urandom
the return message bash :rngd: command/not found

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Old 08-25-2016, 09:52 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ. A few points:

1) That you consider something urgent does not mean anyone else does. Remember, we are all volunteers here.

2) "Urgent" is not an informative post title, as it gives no hint as to what your post is about. Persons who might be able to help you could well overlook your question. A title such as "Need Help with Encryption on [Distro Name]" would have been more informative.

3) Search engines are your friend.

4) The more detail you provide, the easier it is for others to help you.

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Old 08-25-2016, 09:54 PM   #3
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It is usually best to install from the distribution's repositories. Some one could explain that but you haven't indicated which of the hundreds of different Linux distributions you are using.

Where did you get the 'rngd'?
 
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Old 08-26-2016, 02:17 AM   #4
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Hello and welcome to the forum

In addition to what frankbell has suggested, please read the information here.

What distribution and version do you use? What specifically are looking to encrypt?

Regards...
 
Old 08-26-2016, 06:39 AM   #5
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Welcome to LQ!
in a terminal issue:
Code:
sudo apt-get install rng-tools
Code:
sudo rngd -r /dev/urandom
returns to prompt here.

If you're not on an apt-based system, then please, tell us what OS?
Code:
cat /etc/redhat-release # or
lsb_release -dc
We don't want to drag this out any longer than it has to.
How can we help?

Thank you,

Last edited by Habitual; 08-26-2016 at 06:42 AM.
 
Old 09-11-2016, 07:13 AM   #6
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Thumbs up Good information

Thank you for the information, this was most helpful.
 
Old 09-11-2016, 08:29 AM   #7
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You are very welcome.
Did it work out?
 
Old 09-11-2016, 10:55 AM   #8
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Thank you for the information, this was most helpful.
Hi...

Is your issue resolved? If so, please mark this thread as "SOLVED" by clicking on "Thread Tools" directly above your initial post. Thanks!

Regards...
 
Old 09-11-2016, 02:27 PM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BHottinger View Post
Thank you for the information, this was most helpful.
...is another way of saying: "Although it was me who asked in the first place, I just couldn't be bothered."
to share your solution, for example.
 
  


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