Creating Unique Fingerprint

Pete Stephenson pete at
Wed Jun 28 22:47:54 CEST 2017

It's not as hard as you might think, at least in terms of 32-bit
Pete Stephenson

On Mon, Jun 19, 2017, at 08:00 AM, Lou Wynn wrote:
> According to my understanding of crypto theory, your only way is to
> generate keys and compare their fingerprints and with the value you
> want. I would be surprised that you can find one in your lifetime. Or
> it'd be a breakthrough in cryptography if you managed to do it
> somehow.

> Thanks, Lou
>> On 06/18/2017 07:23 PM, Long Si wrote:
>> Hi  I am on Linux, and would like to generate a key with "unique 40"
>> fingerprint.  eg 1: Starts with ABCD XXXX ... XXXX  eg 2: Starts with
>> AXXX XXXX ... XXXA ends with A  eg 3: XXXX ... XXXX without any '0'
>> character at all  How would I go about writing such a script? Don't
>> mind running for months to get these sets.  Regards
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