crunch Usage Example
Generate a dictionary file containing words with a minimum and maximum length of 6 (
6 6) using the given characters (
0123456789abcdef), saving the output to a file (
root@kali:~# crunch 6 6 0123456789abcdef -o 6chars.txt Crunch will now generate the following amount of data: 117440512 bytes 112 MB 0 GB 0 TB 0 PB Crunch will now generate the following number of lines: 16777216
Packages and Binaries:
Crunch is a wordlist generator where you can specify a standard character set or any set of characters to be used in generating the wordlists. The wordlists are created through combination and permutation of a set of characters. You can determine the amount of characters and list size.
This program supports numbers and symbols, upper and lower case characters separately and Unicode.
How to install:
sudo apt install crunch
Generate wordlists from a character set
root@kali:~# crunch -h crunch version 3.6 Crunch can create a wordlist based on criteria you specify. The output from crunch can be sent to the screen, file, or to another program. Usage: crunch <min> <max> [options] where min and max are numbers Please refer to the man page for instructions and examples on how to use crunch.
Updated on: 2022-Nov-16