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10 Ultimate commands to generate randoms passwords on your terminal

http://theopenhelp.com

One of the things I love in Linux is that we can do a simple thing 100 different ways in it, like creating random passwords..

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Created by gokulvarma 3 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 40 weeks ago
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The Perils of Sudo With User Passwords

http://www.longitudetech.com

The consensus among new Unix and Linux users seems to be that sudo is more secure than using the root account, because it requires you type your password to perform potentially harmful actions. In reality, a compromised user account, which is no big deal normally, is instantly root in most setups.

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Created by fossfreak 4 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 41 weeks ago
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Trivial passwords are still a big problem!!

http://it.toolbox.com

One of the ongoing battles I have with the folks at the Hospice I support (and my friends) is their choices of passwords. Lots just change their password by changing a number at the end (vacation1 becomes vacation2 becomes vacation3...etc.).

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Gnome Lets Anyone See Your Keyring Passwords

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk

A security hole in Gnome allows anyone to see your keyring passwords without needing to enter so much as a password.

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Created by oldfart 5 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 6 weeks ago
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Does Size Matter? Picking a Sane Password Policy

http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com

But since a password like that would be impossible to remember, it's not really practical for most end user applications. So how long should your corporate password policy specify that a password should be?

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Created by peterk 5 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 11 weeks ago
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Store passwords with pwsafe

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

Secure password storage is a big thing these days, particularly with the (good!) advice of not re-using passwords in more than one place. The thinking behind that is that if someone figures out a password for one service or Web site, they will not be able to re-use that password on other sites and further obtain access to your credentials and services.

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Created by Harry Jensen 5 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 32 weeks ago
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Backup and Restore Firefox Passwords List

http://www.howtogeek.com

Somebody recently wrote in asking how to backup the list of saved passwords in Firefox into a spreadsheet, so I'm writing the solution here for everybody: All you need is the Password Exporter extension.

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 10 weeks ago
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Kwallet - remembering passwords the KDE way by

http://fosswire.com

KDE users however have a built in architecture called KWallet, which is designed to securely store passwords and other sensitive information but also includes integration with KDE (so for example you can have passwords auto-filled, pulled direct from your encrypted, secure KDE wallet).

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Created by C733tus 7 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 12 weeks ago
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Never Forget a Password Again

http://fosswire.com

Okay, so you’ll probably still forget them. But with GPass, you can find them again in an instant.

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Created by greengrass 7 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 13 weeks ago
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