How to Generate UUIDs in Linux

UUIDs (or GUIDs as they're called in Windows parlance) are 128-bit codes that are used as unique identifiers for objects and resources. The acronym stands for Universally Unique IDentifier (or Globally Unique IDentifier in Windows). The purpose of UUIDs is to provide a system of identification where there is some assurance that the ID you're … Continue reading How to Generate UUIDs in Linux