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On the KeePassX site there is only a Linux version 0.4.3 for download.

how can I install the latest version on Ubuntu?

The problem is, that Version 0.4 is basically unmaintained.


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Related bug report: Please update KeePassX to v2.0 Alpha – ændrük Apr 10 '13 at 21:57

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I didn't have any trouble building from source:

# Assuming you have basic build tools already installed
sudo apt-get install cmake libgcrypt11-dev
git clone
cd keepassx/
mkdir build
cd build
cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local
make 2>&1 | tee make.log
sudo make install 2>&1 | tee make-install.log
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do this first if you missing any libraries. - sudo apt-get build-dep keepassx - sudo apt-get install ubuntu-dev-tools cmake zlib1g-dev libgcrypt11-dev – Kobe Oct 30 '13 at 17:04

In this Related bug report: Please update KeePassX to v2.0 Alpha

The developer now offers a PPA with daily builds for those who would like to test it:

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Thanks, this is exactly what I was looking for today. – David L Jul 26 '13 at 16:26

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