Homemade special personal characters on nano level to be used in passwords

Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 16:50:52 UTC 2012

2012/9/10 Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at gmail.com>:
> 2012/9/10 Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com>:
>> On 10 September 2012 17:19, Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 2012/9/10 user1 <bqz69 at telia.com>:
>>>> Has anyhbody heard of homemade special characters on nano level to be
>>>> used in passwords?
>>>> Should make it more difficult to break such passwords.
>>>> Your complete personal password.
>>>> Just a suggestion but it is important with mostly unbreakable passwords
>>>> in this ubuntu users world?
>>> I am not sure what you are trying to say here, or what's the purpose
>>> with this thread, but one idea that comes to my mind is to create a
>>> personal keyboard layout with special characters only. Then you have
>>> trivial passwords, like ”MyNameIsNotLodnert”, but before entering it
>>> you switch to your freaky layout, enter it as usual and the password
>>> is instead something like ”☺‰…≈π☠☏√…℃α♢℃℗♠☠γα” well, you get the idea.
>>> But I'm not sure if those characters are accepted in most situations.
>> Take care.
>> A Swedish friend of mine has the letter ö in his Facebook password. No
>> problem on a Swedish computer - or a German one, possibly, or Turkish
>> or Hungarian - but on a computer with a British or American (or the
>> other 9/10ths of the world) keyboard, he can't log in.
> Yes he can, if he activates the Compose key. If he's on Windows, he
> can install AllChars or similar, which among other things simulates
> the Unix style compose key.
> å=Compose oa
> Å=Compose oa
Sorry, I was too fast there. Å=Compose oA
> ä=Compose "a
> Ä=Compose "a
Same there, too fast again… Ä=Compose "A.
> ö=Compose "o
> Ö=Compose "O
> It takes more time, though…
> I guess another option would be to use a virtual keyboard which you
> probably can design as you want.
> Kind regards
> Johnny Rosenberg, Sweden
> ジョニー・ローゼンバーグ
>> Yes you can use ƒáñçÿ accented letters in your password, but you might
>> find them very hard or impossible to enter away from your own machine
>> with your own keyboard preferences.
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