How can I create a new file and fill it with 1 Gigabyte worth of random data? I need this to test some software. I would prefer to use /dev/random or /dev/urandom.
I am running the following command on an ubuntu system: dd if=/dev/random of=rand bs=1K count=2 However, every time I run it, I end up with a file of a different size. Why is this? How can I ...
Doing fuser -v /dev/urandom tells me which processes currently have /dev/urandom open, but only that. Is there any was to determine anything about how much entropy each one is using up over time? ...
I need to randomize the time before a given command starts. I realize it's relatively trivial to do this within a script, or to write a "wrapper" script to do this, but I'm wondering if anyone knows a ...