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What is better source of random bytes: Yubikey or /dev/random (or both)?

Let's say I need to generate a key, I have these three options as to where to get random data: Yubikey (gpg-connect-agent 'SCD RANDOM 16384' /bye) ...
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What is better source of random bytes: Yubikey or /dev/random (or both)?

You should typically use the OS CSPRNG, which would be /dev/urandom or /dev/random. The reason is that the OS CSPRNG is ...
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