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How to automate user password creation in Linux (Debian)

Whether you’re a sysadmin or a programmer, you be looking for your custom way to manage lots of users.
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The main problem I was presented with, was utilities like usermod or passwd don’t take cleartext passwords. That means I had to generate my own password hashes. After checking the forums I found utilities like makepasswd or mkpasswd, which can create md5 hashes using the same crypt() function your OS uses.

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