EGD: Entropy Gathering Daemon

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The Entropy Gathering Daemon is a portable perl script which provides a source of randomness on systems that lack an in-kernel /dev/random. GnuPG, OpenSSH, and the OpenSSL toolkit can use EGD to seed their random number generators.

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  • steakknife
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    Works flawlessly. Using it with entropykey's ekeyd-egd-linux

    Posted 06/04/2013
  • benjaminbailey
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    Love that its free

    Posted 09/12/2012
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Additional Project Details

Languages

English

Intended Audience

System Administrators

User Interface

Non-interactive (Daemon)

Programming Language

Perl

Registered

2000-10-29
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