Nixgeek

Random Ramblings


Thu 27 November 2014

Quick password generator

Posted by Daevien in tips   

Just a quick little password generator, since I’ve had a couple people ask. It will generate 12 character passwords using a-z, A-Z. 0-9 and various symbols such as _ and -

tr -dc a-zA-Z0-9_- < /dev/urandom | head -c 12 | xargs

Thats it, short and simple but effective.

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Fri 09 May 2014

How to delete an EFI partition in Windows

Posted by Daevien in tips   

Just the other day I had to repartition an external drive that had an EFI partition on it. It took a few minutes to figure it out so I thought I’d leave this here for myself and anyone else that might stumble upon the post. Disclaimer of course is …

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