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I was just wondering if there's any good password management software for Linux. Like those ones that let u keep a list of your passwords that u can easlity access. I know there are many for Windows, but I still haven't heard of any for Linux.
no i think u didn't understand what I was asking. I wasn't looking for a way to manage linux passwords. I was looking for a way to manage passwords in general. Say for websites that u register with. I registered for LinuxQuestions.org and have a password for it, along w/ passwords for many other services/web sites etc. Just so I don't have to remember every single one, I could store them in this nice program that would make the job of retrieving the passwords later for use easy.
yeah but for some reasons, mozilla/netscape (the browser I use) doesn't give the choice of saving all of the passwords entered in all login forms. And there are services that are not websites, to which a program like that would be excellent.
Oh I see now. Well to tell you the truth, I've never seen one of these programs and now thinking about it, think they would be a security risk. I couldn't imagine someone getting ahold of my system and finding a program that has every single username and password that I have to just about everything that requires me to login to.
Sorry I can't be much more help, but I wouldn't dare use a program of the such. I remember my usernames and passwords. Actually worked at Raytheon and had 46 different usernames and passwords for that many different systems, accesses, etc. Add about a dozen or so more for my personal life...
For KDE there is PwManager. (http://passwordmanager.sourceforge.net/). It stores the entries in an encrypted file that can be unlocked with a master password. Individual passwords have can be "unlocked" separately as well. A search on Freshmeat.net will turn up many other options if you prefer an application that does not requier kde.
See my memory is the opposite of trickykid -- really sh|tty :-) However, the passwords your kept, trickykid were probably actual words that u could memorize. Whereas these programs usually have an option of creating new passwords for you randomly, composed of random numbers and characters like g4j8slasd1 or something which really add MORE security since they cant be guessed.