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Discussion on: On behalf of password manager users of the world, stop enforcing password requirements.

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Fred Richards

My password manager for years has been an encrypted gpg file I use with a vim plugin. When it comes to making specific passwords, there's a linux cli command called "apg" (auto password generator). You can designate length and complexity options and it will generate six passwords. With the default options is generates pronounceable passwords.

I like a 13-15 character password, sometimes I may have to change a few characters, a number here, symbol there, or capital letter and they end up being pretty good. It would be trivial to import them into any password manager utility.