diceware(1) generate passphrases you will remember


usage: diceware [-h] [-n NUM] [-c | --no-caps] [-s NUM] [-d DELIMITER] [-r SOURCE] [-w NAME] [--version] [INFILE]

Create a passphrase

positional arguments:

Input wordlist. `-' will read from stdin.

optional arguments:

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
-n NUM, --num NUM
number of words to concatenate. Default: 6
-c, --caps
Capitalize words. This is the default.
Turn off capitalization.
-s NUM, --specials NUM
Insert NUM special chars into generated word.
Separate words by DELIMITER. Empty string by default.
-r SOURCE, --randomsource SOURCE
Get randomness from this source. Possible values: `realdice', `system'. Default: system
-w NAME, --wordlist NAME
Use words from this wordlist. Possible values: `en_8k', `en_orig'. Wordlists are stored in the folder displayed below. Default: en_8k
output version information and exit.

Wordlists are stored in ,/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/diceware/wordlists/


Copyright © 2015 Uli Fouquet
diceware is based on suggestions of Arnold G. Reinhold.
See http://diceware.com for details.
'Diceware' is a trademark of Arnold G. Reinhold.
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
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