Although BitWarden, my password manager of choice, offers a convenient option for generating super strong passwords, sometimes I prefer to generate such passwords right from the comfort of the command line. There are two fine tools I tend to use for that: bw and pwgen. The former I keep on my MacBook, and I installed bitwarden-cli, the package which contains bw, with the help of Homebrew. The latter, I have it on a couple of Linux machines, and on each one, I installed package pwgen with the help of the respective package manager.
One of the reasons I like macOS has to do with its Unix underpinnings. From the pre-installed Terminal application, I can efficiently perform administrative tasks, edit text files with Vim, connect to other systems via SSH, and so on and so forth. I admit there are times macOS almost feels like a BSD or a Linux system to me – but with a sleek GUI on top. Of course, I very well know that macOS is neither BSD nor Linux.
“I need a new site,” I thought to myself the other day. “A site which will be static and, besides the regular Internet, accessible via a Tor onion service as well.” Admittedly, “I need a new site” should have been more like “I would like a new site to play with”. And as far as Tor is concerned, I have precisely zero sensitive/classified/secret information to share. So, in reality, out of the dozen regular visitors my new site will probably be welcoming per month, precisely zero of them will have a substantive reason to use the corresponding onion service.