I searched for a similar question but couldn't find one.. I want to generate 10 groups out of numbers ranging from 1-60 (including both), with each and every group containing random and non-repeating ...
I'm having a hard time figuring out how to make a password generator with random letters in it. For example, ASWED-ASDWAD-EFEST. So far I can only make random numbers by using the code @echo off ...
Does the entropy pool /dev/random used the same to /dev/urandom? I want to mknod /dev/random 1 9 to replace the slow random, I think the current entropy is randomly enough, if urandom is based on ...
I am not quite understanding the difference between /dev/random and /dev/urandom on Linux systems. What does it mean to run out of “entropy” and how does the system get more? What does it mean when ...
I've never quite got this. Just say you write a small program in any language at all which rolls some dice (just using dice as an example). After 600,000 rolls, each number would have been rolled ...
I am trying to semi-securely erase a bunch of hard drives. The following is working at 20-50Mb/s dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda But dd if=/dev/random of=/dev/sda seems not to work. Also when I ...
How does a computer generate 'random' numbers? How close to truly 'random' can a number generated by a computer actually be? Is there software / programming language out that that might generate a ...