How do I choose a secure password?

Posted April 2, 2014 3.2k views
Here are some tips for choosing a secure password: 1) Create a password that has eight or more characters. The longer the password the better. 2) Use a string of random words. 3) Add numbers and/or punctuation to your password. 4) Mix upper and lowercase 5) Use different passwords for different servers Here's an example, but please do not use it and choose your own ;-) house ge0rgE rOOf c@t To make your servers even more secure, instead of using SSH keys, as described here: Mac/UNIX home computers: Windows home computers: Regards, Will

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Its good that this was submitted but wouldn't this also be better in the tutorial section as well? Just my 2 cents :)
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