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View Poll Results: Password management - how do you do it?
One password for everything 6 8.82%
I have a limited list of passwords from which I choose when need arises 44 64.71%
For each new occasion I generate a totally new password 13 19.12%
Other (please specify) 5 7.35%
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Old 07-17-2008, 08:13 PM   #31
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I use Keepass and KeepassX to store everything. A lot of things are randomly generated passwords that are as long as the maximum for that particular service. Only stuff that I need to get at all of the time are passwords that I have memorized.

I don't use firefox's built-in password manager (I prefer just to hold on to login cookies and if I get logged out I'll open up KeepassX), but I do use Thunderbird's with a master password.

I also let Gnome's Keyring store whatever it asks me for, like WLAN passwords.

But still, my master copy of everything is stored in KeepassX.
 
Old 07-18-2008, 04:19 AM   #32
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What the different between Keepass and KeepassX ?

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Old 07-18-2008, 07:32 AM   #33
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What the different between Keepass and KeepassX ?
Keepass is a Windows application. Version 2 is even written using .NET

KeepassX is just a *nix port.
 
Old 07-18-2008, 07:55 AM   #34
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Different for every account HOWEVER they all follow a pattern I made up and like 1-2 totally random characters in random places which are actually the only part of the password I have to remember - the rest I can "re-create" by looking at the website's name/address/language/owner/whatever/i/can't/tell/you.

I do store my passwords using Revelation (Fedora)/Keychain (Mac OS X) .. for emergency situations, but so far my memory hasn't failed me.
 
Old 07-18-2008, 08:20 AM   #35
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KeepassX is a fork of Keepass, it's not just a port. They also have a Windows version.
 
Old 07-19-2008, 03:19 AM   #36
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KeePass Homepage:
http://keepass.info/

KeePassX Homepage:
http://keepassx.org/

But I still don't understand why they made KeePassX project by just copying source code from original project "KeePass"?
it's available for Windows and MacOSX also!
 
Old 07-19-2008, 05:12 AM   #37
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you can store password in mozilla firefox in preference ,security,password, then saved password, you can find your saved password their easily
 
Old 07-19-2008, 05:14 AM   #38
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i have installed clamav antivirus in fc 9 but when i click klamv to install then it show KDE media manger is not running. can anyone help me in this regard. My architechure is i386

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Old 07-20-2008, 02:40 AM   #39
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Meson View Post
Keepass is a Windows application. Version 2 is even written using .NET

KeepassX is just a *nix port.
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KeepassX is a fork of Keepass, it's not just a port. They also have a Windows version.
NO, both is same (Cross-Platform) and there are an official release for every OS in both sites.

Check their sites:

KeePass: http://keepass.info/

KeePassX: http://keepassx.org/
 
Old 07-20-2008, 12:54 PM   #40
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NO, both is same (Cross-Platform) and there are an official release for every OS in both sites.

Check their sites:

KeePass: http://keepass.info/

KeePassX: http://keepassx.org/
Umm no.

It's what I said and they're not the same. keepass.info doesn't have source code you can build on Linux. It does have a "contributed" build however. You can get source code from keepassx.org that you can build on Linux without MFC, Winbloze be dammned!
 
Old 07-20-2008, 01:10 PM   #41
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NO, both is same (Cross-Platform) and there are an official release for every OS in both sites.
No, all of the other downloads besides the windows installer are just links to other sites. Note the title of the section they're under =P
 
Old 07-20-2008, 01:28 PM   #42
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I remember my passwords, the only way to have them with me even when my machine isn't (website passwords etc.) It's difficult to remember tons of random data, but with a certain way of thinking it's easy I trust on that. Passphrase storing applications are useless, I consider them the same as feeding your passwords to a "good friend" for remembering them for you -- surely works for some time, but..

In addition a majority of my passwords are required to be changed at intervals, so using a password manager would mean extra work on computer -- my head is way faster. And if I forget a password..well that's what password reset forms are all about (though usually I don't forget that sort of important things). And if I happened to lose, say, my PC's password, I could either spend some time trying to crack it or just make use of my backups Needless to say that it's pretty unprobable that I forget the keys to all of my backups at once..
 
Old 07-20-2008, 03:36 PM   #43
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Have a new password for everything. I also use a password manager, but only for a very limited number of not really important passwords. My brain is the most secure password manager.
 
Old 07-29-2008, 05:50 AM   #44
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Ok Randux and Meson, I understood now the difference between projects.

But what I don't really understand why
KeePass = less than 1 MB and KeePassX (Windows Version)= 5.9 MB ?!

Can you explain ?

and is the file format compatible with both ?

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