pass_gen

I needed a gui pronouncable password generator that met the rules of the systems I worked on, that was not web based. So here is my first ever programming effort.

Screenshot

pass_gen - screenshot.png

Code

#!/bin/sh
# pass_gen - create pronouncable passwords with 4-20 characters, 1-10 numbers
#            and optional symbol
# author: Rob Haeusler
# licence: GPL
# tested on
#       puppy linux - initial development and testing
#        xubutu
#        windows xp
#
# changelog
# 1.2 - fixed randm problem not choosing z u 9 etc
# 1.1 - mods to allow different lengths of vowels, letters, digits, symbols
# 1.0 - initial development
#
#
#\
exec wish "$0" $(1+"[email protected]")

lappend auto_path /tcl/lib/bwidget1.8

# require following packages to operate
package require BWidget

set version "1.2"
set licence "G.P.L"

# data sets used for creating the password
set vowels { a e i o u }
set letters { b c d f g h j k l m n p q r s t v w x y z }
set digits { 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 }
set symbols { ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ - + }

# -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
# appCreate - create window frame and all its contents, spinboxes, buttons,
#             display elements
#
proc appCreate { } {

        # menu description
        set descmenu {
                "&File" all file 0 {
                        {command "E&xit" {} "exit application" {} \
                                -command appExit }
                }
                 "&Help" all help 0 {
                        {command "H&ow To Use" {} "how to use" {} \
                                -command appHelpHow }
                               {command "&About" {} "about the application" {} \
                                -command appHelpAbout }
                }
        }

        # create the main menu
        wm title .  "pass_gen"
        set mainframe [MainFrame .mainframe -menu $descmenu ]

        # create spinboxes for number of letters and numbers
        set titf1 [TitleFrame $mainframe.titf1 -text "Number of Characters" ]
        set subf1 [$titf1 getframe]
        set spin1 [SpinBox $subf1.spin -range { 4 20 1 } -textvariable alpha ]

        pack $spin1 -side right
        pack $titf1 -fill x -pady 2 -padx 2

        set titf2 [TitleFrame $mainframe.titf2 -text "Number of Numbers" ]
        set subf2 [$titf2 getframe]
        set spin2 [SpinBox $subf2.spin -range { 1 10 1 } -textvariable numeric ]

        pack $spin2 -side right
        pack $titf2 -fill x -pady 2 -padx 2

        # create radio button  (yes/no choice) for symbols
        set titf3 [TitleFrame $mainframe.titf3 -text "Symbol"]
        set subf3 [$titf3 getframe]
        set rad1 [radiobutton $subf3.rad1 -text "Yes" \
                        -variable wantsymbol -value 1]
        set rad2 [radiobutton $subf3.rad2 -text "No" \
                        -variable wantsymbol -value 0]
        
        pack $rad1 $rad2 -side left
        pack $titf3 -fill x -pady 2 -padx 2
        # create radiobutton for format type
        set titf4 [TitleFrame $mainframe.titf4 -text "Format - symbol is optional"]
        set subf4 [$titf4 getframe]
        set rad3 [radiobutton $subf4.rad3 -text "wnw(2)" \
                -variable ftype -value 0 ]
        set rad4 [radiobutton $subf4.rad4 -text "wwn(2)" \
                -variable ftype -value 1]
        
        pack $rad3 $rad4 -side left
        pack $titf4 -fill x -pady 2 -padx 2

        # create display box for generated passwords
        set titf5 [TitleFrame $mainframe.titf5 -text "Password"]
        set subf5 [$titf5 getframe]
        set ent1 [Entry $subf5.entry -textvariable genpassword]

        pack $ent1 -pady 4 -anchor w -side left
        pack $titf5

        # create button for generating new password
        set but [Button $mainframe.but -text "New" \
                -command "newPass" -helptext "create new password" ]
        
        pack $but -side left -padx 4

        wm protocol . WM_DELETE_WINDOW { appExit }
        pack $mainframe -fill both -expand yes
        update idletasks
}

#
# newPass - determine how many letters, vowels, digits, symbols and display the
# created password
#
proc newPass { } {
        global genpassword alpha numeric wantsymbol ftype

        set fpl [ expr $alpha / 2 ]

        if { $alpha % 2 } {
                set fpl [ expr int($alpha / 2) + 1]
        }

        set lpl [ expr $alpha - $fpl ]

        # to change format of password edit following lines
        set start [ aPart $fpl ]
        set mid [ nPart $numeric ]
        set end [aPart $lpl ]

        # want symbol in password
        if { $wantsymbol == 1 } {
                set sym [ sPart ]
        }

        # which type of format to display
        switch $ftype {
                0 {
                        if { $wantsymbol == 1} {
                                set genpassword [ format "%s%s%s%s" $start $mid $end $sym ]
                        } else {
                                set genpassword [format "%s%s%s" $start $mid $end ]
                        }
                }
                1 {
                        if { $wantsymbol == 1} {
                                set genpassword [ format "%s%s%s%s" $start $end $mid $sym ]
                        } else {
                                set genpassword [format "%s%s%s" $start $end $mid ]
                        }
                }
        }
}

#
# aPart - return randomly selected letters and vowels from the lists
#
proc aPart { slen } {
        global vowels letters

        set vlen [ expr [ llength $vowels ] ]
        set llen [ expr [ llength $letters ] ]

        for { set i 0 } { $i < $slen } { incr i } {
                if { $i % 2 == 0 } {
                        set randid [ expr int( rand() * $llen ) ]
                        append ret [ lindex $letters $randid ]
                } else {
                        set randid [ expr int( rand() * $vlen ) ]
                        append ret [ lindex $vowels $randid ]
                }
        }
        return $ret
}

#
# nPart - return randomly selected digit(s) from the digit list
#
proc nPart { slen } {
        global digits

        set dlen [ expr [ llength $digits] ]

        for { set i 0 } { $i < $slen } { incr i } {
                set randid [ expr int( rand() * $dlen ) ]
                append ret [ lindex $digits $randid ]
        }
        return $ret
}

#
# sPart - return randonly selected symbol from the list
#
proc sPart { } {
        global symbols

        set sylen [ expr [ llength $symbols ] ]
        set randid [ expr int( rand() * $sylen ) ]
        append ret [ lindex $symbols $randid ]
        return $ret
}

#
# appExit - selected from menu
#
proc appExit { } {
        set choice [ tk_messageBox -message "Are you sure you want to exit?"\
                -icon question -type yesnocancel ]
        if {$choice == "yes" } {
                exit
        }
}

# appHelpHow

proc appHelpHow { } {
        tk_messageBox -message "Select the number of\n\
                        - letters\n\
                        - numbers\n\
                        - optional symbol\n\
                        - format\n\
                        before pressing the \bNew\b button.\n"
}
#
# appHelpAbout - display info about the program in new disposable window
#
proc appHelpAbout { } {
        global version licence

        tk_messageBox -message "Written in tcl/tk on puppy linux.\n
                Author: Rob Haeusler.\n\
                Date: Feb 2008\n\
                Version: $version.\n\
                Licence: $licence."
}

#
# main procedure to manage window creation and destruction
#
proc main { } {
        wm withdraw .
        appCreate
        wm deiconify .
}

main
#---------------------------- end of program ----------------------------------