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Project: pwgenGUI – Easy Password Generator

Note: this application is now available as an online tool.

pwgenGUI is a simple Python GTK GUI application designed to help you easily generate secure random passwords. All passwords are generated by pwgen.

Screenshot of pwgenGUI running on Ubuntu

pwgenGUI running on Ubuntu 16.04.


  • Configurable options, including character length and the inclusion of uppercase, numeric and special characters.
  • Saves settings across sessions, enabling you to use the same password policy.
  • 1-click password generation — generates a password on application start.
  • Easily copy passwords to clipboard.


pwgenGUI has been tested on and packaged for Ubuntu 16.04. To install pwgenGUI, add the PPA to your system with the following terminal command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:corenominal/pwgengui

Followed by:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install pwgengui

Once installed, you should be able to find a launcher for the application in your dash, just search for “password”.

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