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README.md

Inspiration

The Inspiration

This script was inspired by the above xkcd strip, this post by Jeff Preshing, and the letter D.

Install

xkcdpass is a shell script, so drop it and the dictionary in the same place and make sure it's added to your $PATH.

Usage

Just run xkcdpass and you will get a random four word password chosen from 5000 common english words.

xkcdpass
scary cost couch thigh

You can also specify the number of words you'd like your password to be made of by passing the -l or --length option.

xkcdpass -l 6
walk office face bloody come controversy

If the you'd rather use a different dictionary, such as your machines word list, by passing the -d or --dictionary option.

xkcdpass --dictionary=/usr/share/dict/words
cryptographist pseudograph amoebae overwhelmingness

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Generate passwords like Randall Munroe (http://xkcd.com/936/)

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