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mcookie

Generates random 128 bit hexadecimal numbers.

  • Generate a random number:

mcookie

  • Generate a random number, using the contents of a file as a seed for the randomness:

mcookie --file {{path/to/file}}

  • Generate a random number, using a specific number of bytes from a file as a seed for the randomness:

mcookie --file {{path/to/file}} --max-size {{number_of_bytes}}

  • Print the details of the randomness used, such as the origin and seed for each source:

mcookie --verbose