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True Random Numbers?

Im looking for a decent random number generator. Im looking to make a large
number of random numbers (100 or so, if not more) in a short period of time
(as fast as possible).

the function i was using to get random numbers was

Random rn = new Random(System.c urrentTimeMilli s());

but it seems that the system doesn't update the milliseconds often enough to
cause a true randomaziation (i ran just the System.currentT imeMillis() in a
for loop 200 times and only got 3 unique results)

any suggestions on how to get a quantity of real random numbers?


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If you want truly random numbers, you should use a website dedicated
to such things, like random.org. There you can request through HTTP a
set of random numbers (up to 10000 i belive). This is really only
necessary in cryptological purposes, for all other not-so-sensitive
stuff you could use java.lang.Rando m
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