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Project: pwgenGUI – Easy Password Generator

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


  • 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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