Taken from the Man page of mkpasswd (SuSE SLES 11.2):
mkpasswd - Overfeatured front end to crypt(3)
Not mentioned by author Marco d’Itri that this tool has only five command line…
The main entry point in linux for a lot of companies and users: The great openSuSE linux distribution. It’s commercial counterpart is SLES (SuSE Linux Enterprise Server) and SLED (SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop).