[Novalug] saving passwords - KeePass
novalugml at jgcomp.com
Tue Mar 16 11:08:58 EDT 2010
On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 10:38:14AM -0400, Roger W. Broseus wrote:
> Greg: one word: KeePass. It saves passwords, links, etc., in an
> encrypted file - of course you'll have to remember at least one
> password! I've used several different password keepers and this is the
> one I've settled on. Look for KeePass on sourceforge.net.
> KeePass installs under Ubuntu thru the Applications | Add/Remove menu as
> A nice feature: you can get a Win version too and open the same database
> of passwords. I keep a copy of the database file of passwords on a thumb
> drive (updating it when I change/add a password) and on a "hidden" spot
> on the web so that it's always available when I'm on the road.
> There is also a version of KeePass that runs under Portable Apps on a
> thumb drive. Then you don't need to install it on, e.g., a work
> computer. I used that at work to avoid installing on a work computer.
> NOTE: if you use the same database file on Win and Linux, be sure to
> use the Win version that is compatible with the database made with the
> Linux version of KeePass - I believe it's an older Win version.
With several copies of your data file spread among a thumb drive, a linux
system, a win system, and a website, do you manually sync them?
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