[clug] "League of Entropy" and 'drand' - anyone heard of it, using it?

steve jenkin sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Fri Aug 9 13:03:31 UTC 2019

A vexed question then.

Thanks to Bob and Kim for their feedback.

> On 9 Aug 2019, at 10:37, Kim Holburn via linux <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> Generating entropy can be difficult on headless systems.  I used to used a debian package that generated entropy from the sound card, I've forgotten its name.  
> Whatever way you do it, getting entropy from the network is not considered a good idea.  It could be potentially compromised.  
> If entropy is seriously needed then perhaps you should consider a hardware card.

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