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hpr1096 :: KeepassX

A discussion of KeepassX, a cross platform password manager

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Frank Bell discusses KeepassX, a versatile cross platform password manager for Linux and other *nix operating systems, Windows, and MAC. He talks about how he learned about it and why he has become a user after years of resisting password vaults.

Related links:
KeepassX: http://www.keepassx.org/
Twofish encryption: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twofish
AES (Rijndael) encryption: http://csrc.nist.gov/archive/aes/rijndael/wsdindex.html
PwManager: http://extragear.kde.org/apps/pwmanager/
Gnome Keyring: https://live.gnome.org/GnomeKeyring
Kwallet: http://utils.kde.org/projects/kwalletmanager/
Linux Journal article on KeepassX: http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/keepassx-keeping-your-passwords-safe
KeepassX Slackbuild: http://slackbuilds.org/repository/13.37/office/keepassx/
Keepass, the inspiration of KeepassX: http://keepass.com/

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Comment #1 posted on 2012-10-17T01:21:18Z by Kevin O'Brien

Another Keepass plus

Keepass is also available as a Portable App at portableapps.com. Just put it in a thumb drive and you can have your passwords with you at all times.

Comment #2 posted on 2012-10-18T23:56:23Z by Jonathan Kulp

don't forget autocomplete

Hi Frank, very nice episode about keepassX. I just started using this about 3 months ago as well. One killer feature you didn't mention is autocompletion, doing Ctrl+Shift+N from inside a login field (or Ctrl+V from inside KeepassX) & having keepassx fill in both fields for you & press enter. It's awesome. :)

Comment #3 posted on 2012-10-25T13:37:00Z by pokey

This sounds great

Good job on the show, and good job describing this software. I really should give this one a try. Thank you, Frank.

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