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Generating passPhrase

Does anyone has idea how metamask generates the passPhrase. I was looking in github for related files but unable to figure out how exactly the things are done.
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generate unique mnemonic with password(only)

I am trying to create an exodus like wallet, where for the first time user just need to enter the password to register on wallet. The method I thought, running PBKDF2 on the password with empty salt ...
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About Ethereum password

I joined Ethereum 's ICO in 2014. But I forgot my password. I have a keystore file but I do not know my password... So I am thinking of brute force attack on my wallet. Please tell me the password ...
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[Incorrect Password]Did Geth possibly modify my UTC keystore?

This summer (2017) I got interested in Ethereum. I started learning about it and decided to make a wallet using Geth. I vaguely remember that the first wallet I created had something wrong with it or ...
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What is the difference between a private key, password, brain wallet, recovery passphrase, and wallet?

What is the difference between a private key, password, brain wallet, recovery passphrase, and wallet, if any? Is there any connection between these?