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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Dev-random.
See also changes related to Dev-random, or pages that link to Dev-random or to this page or whose text contains "Dev-random".

Parent topics

  • Unix [r]: A computer operating system originally conceived and developed by a group of researchers as an unofficial project while they were working at AT&T's Bell Laboratories. [e]
  • Unix directory structure [r]: A convention of the organization of the directory structure in Unix-like operating systems. [e]


Other related topics

  • Dev-null [r]: A character device file in Unix (and Unix-like) operating systems which disposes all data written to it, and returns nothing when read from, except the End of File (EOF) character. [e]
  • Hash (cryptography) [r]: An algorithm that produces a fixed-size digest from an input of essentially arbitrary size. [e]
  • Stream cipher [r]: A cipher that encrypts data by mixing it with the output of a pseudorandom number generator controlled by a key; to decrypt, run the same generator with the same key to get the same pseudorandom data, then reverse the mixing step. [e]