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Hashcat is powerfull utility for recovering passwords from hashes. It supports over 200 hashing algorithms. It uses the CPU, GPU, or anything else supported by OpenCL.


Install hashcat package.

Hashcat can't work without OpenCL, so it is needed to install GPGPU#OpenCL Runtime package for your CPU or GPU.


For getting password from hash_file with hash_type using dictionary_file:

hashcat -m hash_type hash_file dictionary_file

More examples and usage details can be found at Hashcat wiki.

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