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Old 07-14-2016, 01:37 AM   #1
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Password Manager recommendations


Hello all -

I am finally starting to migrate off my Windows PC at home and using Linux more. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 onto a new laptop and it's working great.

Does anyone have any recommendations for a Password Manager program/app that I can install on Ubuntu? I've seen a few online but not a lot of reviews about them, just basic information about what the program can do.

Thanks!
 
Old 07-14-2016, 03:37 AM   #2
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I recommend KeepassX. Its a port/copy of Keepass that runs on MSWin and there are ports for other OS' eg OSX.
https://www.keepassx.org/
http://keepass.info/
Storage is highly encrypted, just need a (good) master passwd.
You can move the db file around, connect to urls from within etc, store small files eg ssh-keys, ssl certs etc.
Lots of other tricks.
 
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Old 07-14-2016, 04:18 AM   #3
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hawkeyesc72,

In a similar vein, I can recommend using KeePass2 along with two factor authentication. The latter can be done by means of a file kept on a USB stick or similar.

See post #19 here:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...gh-4175550557/

Also:

http://www.howtogeek.com/93798/insta...-linux-system/

Review:

https://www.bestvpn.com/blog/27121/k...sword-manager/

Which Password Manager?

http://www.filterjoe.com/2010/05/14/...sword-manager/

Last edited by beachboy2; 07-14-2016 at 04:25 AM.
 
Old 07-14-2016, 05:36 AM   #4
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i recommend keepassx.
been using it for years, with a good password + additional key file, on various machines.
also has an android app (keepassdroid).
 
Old 07-14-2016, 09:55 PM   #5
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I'm another Keepassx user.
 
Old 07-17-2016, 11:26 AM   #6
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And there's also passwdsafe, which is a good cross-platform tool.
 
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Originally Posted by hawkeyesc72 View Post
Hello all -

I am finally starting to migrate off my Windows PC at home and using Linux more. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 onto a new laptop and it's working great.

Does anyone have any recommendations for a Password Manager program/app that I can install on Ubuntu?
I recommend a search engine.
Use the Software Center and search for oh, IDohNo, "password"?
or
https://help.ubuntu.com and search for password manager.
If you choose Ubuntu, you should learn Ubuntu.
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