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Why aren't seeds longer than 81 trytes more secure?

From the wallet FAQ: In order to ensure that only you got access to your iotas you ought to create a sufficiently complex seed. This means a randomized 81 character seed consisting of latin letters ...
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Could an IOTA wallet operate without seeds?

Virtually all existing IOTA software uses seeds for key/address generation. However, it seems that there's nothing stopping a program from generating keys/addresses at random — as long as it has the ...
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Secure Way to Copy & Paste Seed into Desktop Wallet

I am afraid of keyloggers or other malware on my computer. What is a secure way to copy and paste the Seed from my password manager into the desktop wallet?
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Lost or wrong jotted seed - is it possible to withdraw IOTA?

Afraid of spyware or something worse, I decided to jot down the seed for my very first IOTA wallet. Unfortunately it was the wrong seed... Fortunately, it was a small amount of money I sent. In ...
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How do I generate a wallet from a seed?

Specifically, how do I generate the wallet offline with a seed. I want to use dice to generate the seed and create the address from that seed.
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How to generate a seed safely?

I am sceptical about online generators. How could I generate a IOTA seed safely offline? Does it need to be on a specific format?
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How can I safely store my IOTA seed?

I currently store my seed in a plain text file, backed up on a USB drive, which is a security risk. What is the safest way to store my seed since there is no IOTA hardware wallet available yet?

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