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Date: 2012jan12
OS: Linux, Android

Q.  How can I monitor the randomness (entropy) available on a Linux or Android device:

A.  This command does it

watch -n 1 cat /proc/sys/kernel/random/entropy_avail
Control-C to exit. I first saw this command here: http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=42265