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A seed is a value used by pseudo-random number generators (PRNG) as a first value to calculate random values.

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Randomness of seeded cryptographically secure random number generator

If I generate a large true random number and I seed a CSPRNG with it, then can the output of this CSPRNG be used anywhere where there is a need for a true random number? For example, if Alice and Bob ...
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Security of PHP's str_shuffle()

I'm doing some research on PHP's str_shuffle function, I already asked this question multiply times on StackOverflow but got no answer
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What is the correct way to seed CSPRNG functions?

When using CSPRNG (crypto secure pseudo random number generation) functions seeding is an important step. So what is the best way to seed a random number function?
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