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KeePass Password Safe is a free software password management utility for Microsoft Windows, with unofficial ports for Linux, OS X, and a variety of other systems.

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Why does KeePassXC creates a socket file in tmp folder

Im new to Ubuntu. Just started to use KeePassXC and noticed when KeepPassXC is launched, it creates a .lock and .socket file in the tmp folder. Im trying to figure out what these files are, what they ...
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What is the difference between the two versions of KeePassXC in the Ubuntu Software Center?

I'm trying to figure out which KeePass version I should install. Ubuntu Software Center doesn't make the choice any more easier. In the description of KeePassX, it says (emphasis added): In contrast ...
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KeePass XC autotype depends on keyboard layout

I'm changing between German and English keyboard layouts and I use KeePass XC (installed via snap). When I use the autotype feature to fill in passwords, KeePass XC seems to be "one layer too ...
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Install the latest version of KeePass

I installed KeePass2 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jtaylor/keepass sudo apt-get update sudo apt install keepass2 and I copy plugin to KeePass to plugin KeePass folder and if I open KeePass I have this ...
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Alternative to Keepass (too often conflicts)

Up to now I use Keepass and sync it via Nextcloud. But I get this too often: Translation of the error message: server version downloaded, local copy renamed and not uploaded There is a conflict. ...
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Editable path in "Save as" option

This happens while saving or opening database of keepassXC. Can't Edit the save path! Please don't suggest pressing Ctrl + L. It does not work while saving or opening file. It only works in plain ...
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KeePass database with keyfile won't open in Ubuntu

I have KeePass (.kbdx) database with key file (.keyx) that was created with KeePass2 on Windows. I'm able to open the database on Windows (KeePass2) or Mac (strongbox). However, on Ubuntu 20.04, which ...
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gnome-passwordsafe on Ubuntu 20.10

Are there any ways to install gnome-passwordsafe on Ubuntu 20.10? I have not found this package in the standard repositories, snap store contains only beta version and flatpak tries to download over ...
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KeePass and Ubuntu 2020 Setup (with Chrome, Firefox)?

I spent about a day and a half working through all the various and mostly out of date KeePass option for Ubuntu (Kubuntu). I want to share what I've found and ask for other answers regarding the many ...
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Can't get keepassXC to launch on startup

Ubuntu 18.04. KeepassXC installed via flatpak. I added it to the startup list, using filepath /var/lib/flatpak/exports/share/applications/org.keepassxc.KeePassXC.desktop but it will not startup on ...
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Start KeePassXC on boot

I am using KeePassXC on my laptop, mobile and on my desktop. While I like that I have to re-enter the masterpassword on my laptop, or validate with my fingerprint on mobile, I find it super annoying ...
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Why can't I unlock a KeepassXC file located on a NTFS volume mounted in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu 19.10, I can't unlock a password-protected KeepassXC file stored on a mounted NTFS volume, but if I copy it to an ext4 volume I can open it. I can read and write other file types to the NTFS ...
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"X does not support your locale" error when running keepass2 [closed]

I am trying to run a password manager (Keepass2) that was working alright yesterday, until I started trying to tweak it to use the system-wide shortcut keys for auto-typing. I am working on Debian 10. ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 Revelation password manager

Is there any possibility to open or import data from revelation file? I have many passwords in my file and I can't open it, because revelation is missing in Ubuntu 19.04.
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password manager to replace Revelation

The password manager Revelation is apparently missing from disco/19.04. I imagine it was retired because it got no updates for a while. I have been using it for years now, so I have to look for a ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 & KeePass2 Chinese char problem

I have KeePass2 installed in Ubuntu 18.04 (in a dual boot with Windows 8.1), I'm sharing KeePass db between Win & Ubuntu, KeePass in Win I can see Chinese char without problem, but in Ubuntu, ...
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Clipboard Manager: avoid password getting stored in history

I use the clipboard manager diodon, but I think this problem is relevant to all clipboard managers on Ubuntu. If I copy a password from keepass (the tool I use to manage my passwords), then the ...
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KeepassX vs KeepassXC

While doing an apt-cache search keepassx I found two similar packages, keepassx and keepassxc. After installing and trying both, I have found that both appear identical, even the man page is the same ...
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KeePass2 Portable authentication sent requests to Firefox/ Keefox after closing KeePass2 Portable

"Keefox was not allowed to connect probably because you entered a connection password incorrectly" error appears when KeePass2 Portable is left open for some time. The notification prevent me from ...
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Can I change my server's passwords server from a password manager? [closed]

I'm working on a project and my goal is to store the passwords of the server in a password manager (to upgrade the security), because most of the servers have almost the same passwords. The idea is ...
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Using Plugins with KeePass2

I am trying to use the GoogleSyncPlugin with KeePass2 on Ubuntu 16.04. After copying the GoogleSyncPlugin.plgx file to /usr/lib/keepass2/plugins, I run KeePass and I get this: I have tried ...
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Keepass2 failed installation during upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS

I upgraded my laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS. The keepass2 package could not be installed during the upgrade. So I skipped it to have the computer working again. Today I tried to install ...
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Fixing keefox on ubuntu

Keefox used to be working, but it stopped connecting to keepass from one day to the other. I get the message from keefox: To upgrade KeeFox: 1) Copy the KeePassRPC.plgx file to the plugins ...
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Keepass: Update in binary file foo.kdbx results in conflicts

I use keepass to store some password. The folder containing the file foo.kdbx is shared via owncloud. I see that a file called foo_conflict-20160810-075402.kdbx was created. I exported the foo.kdbx ...
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Keepass kdb support?

Is there a way to open a kdb file on ubuntu 16.04 without having to convert it to kdbx? I want to keep using kdb because that is the only format i can open on a windows computer that i have no admin ...
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KeePassX - cross platform

I have recently installed KeePassX on my Ubuntu desktop, and I noticed that it only requires a master key to login. There is no email or signup required. Because of this, I was questioning its ...
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Automating SSH login gives unresponsive remote-shell, dropping back to client-terminal (without errors)

I have a problem with the tool expect under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to automate ssh logins to some Sophos UTM Firewalls and evelate my rights directly after with "sudo su -" and the correct password. ...
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Password Manager for Ubuntu Phone

I just bought a Meizu Ubuntu Phone and so far I'm quite happy. To get rid of my Android phone I need a password manager like keepassx. Mkpasswd can create new passwords but I also need to store ...
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How do I upgrade KeePass2 to the newest version from the terminal?

How do I upgrade KeePass2 using the terminal ? I have version 2.25 and I want to upgrade to version 2.30.
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How do I use KeePass app on other computer?

I generated several passwords using KeePass on one of my computers. How do I access KeePass with all my passwords on another computer?
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KeePass Ubuntu Touch/ Encrypted Password Storage

Is there a project under development or is there any solution to be able to use KeePass from Ubuntu Touch? I could not find anything on the project web site, so I was wondering If anyone has come ...
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Trouble installing Keepass2 KPGoogleSync Plugin (file corrupted)

I have been a user of KeePass for a long time. Until a few years back, I had only one desktop, and KeePass seems to take care of my password management very well. Now I use multiple devices. What I ...
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KeePass2 and KeePassX, which is more secure? [closed]

I use KeePass2 on Windows and KeePassX on Linux. I understand the arguments between the two on database compatibility and cross-platform performance. What I'm curious about is whether either one is ...
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Where to store a Keepass password file?

Where would you recommend me to store a Keepass file? Usually I have my personal documents in my Dropbox account. Would it be safe to use Dropbox for this file?
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How to Use Keepass Auto-type with Ubuntu One

I use Keepass 2 on various platforms, and would like to use auto-type to log in to Ubuntu One. However, the Ubuntu One login page has a title of only "Log In", which is a) used on many other pages, ...
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open file on network using bookmark for Keepass2

On my network I have a file named : sftp://bernard@myserver.nl/home/bernard/shared/keepass2/algemeen.kdbx I want to use this file with Keepass2 In Nautilus I have mounted the directory successful and ...
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How do I update keepass2 to current version in 14.04

How do I update Keepass2 to newest version or better yet get it to update automaticaly in 14.04? The jtaylor repository does not seem to have Trusty or I don't know how to get it.
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keepasshttp for Ubuntu 13.10

Im running Keepass2 version 2.23. I try to get the plugin running on Ubuntu 13.10. When I check Google I see that a lot of people have it running in older versions. Is there a way to run something ...
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How to sync keepass2 using scp/ssh?

I want to access/save my keyDB using keepass2 on a SSH server. On windows, it is available through IOProtocolExt plugin (which contains winscp portable executable). http://keepass.info/help/v2/...
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ChromeIpass and Keepass

I am lost. I want to use Keepass2 on my Ubuntu 12.04. I got Keepass 2.24 finally loaded. Using 2 dll instead of the .plgx for the plugin. When I tried the plgx file, it couldn't find the plugin. ...
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KeePass2 auto-type google, and other password systems [duplicate]

I am going through the process of changing all my passwords using KeePass2, using 256bit encryption, with keyfile held on microSD. In test I cannot seem to get my autotype to work. I created a ...
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KeePassX Auto-Type in no longer operational

In KeePassX the auto-type feature was working fine, until few days ago when it stopped. I download a lot of libraries and programs and delete them, so most likely something affected it and when I ...
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Keefox and Keepass are installed. Yet every time I open Firefox, I'm asked to configure it again

I have installed Keepass2 from the Ubuntu Software Center and Keefox in Firefox. The setup works fine. Both can communicate with each other. However, every time I start Firefox I'm greeted with the ...
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How to integrate KeePass2 and Firefox using Kee in Ubuntu 18.04 - 20.04?

I have already Installed KeePass2 and also installed both Add-ons Kee. But I don't know how to integrate it. How can I accomplish this?
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How to integrate KeyPass2 and Chrome/Chromium in Ubuntu 20.04

I have already Installed KeePass2 and also installed Add-on. But I don't know how to integrate it. Pls help me with the instructions.
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How do I start KeePass2 (portable) from Nautilus in Ubuntu 13.04?

I have KeePass2 installed on a USB flash drive. In Ubuntu 12.04 all I had to do to start is was right click KeePass.exe and select Open With Mono Runtime. In 13.04 I only have the options of opening ...
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how to install KeePassX 2.0 Alpha on ubuntu

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. see: https://www....
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Keepass 2 doesn't show any files present on a pendrive

I keep my keepass 2.x databases and their respective keyfiles in a pendrive, to be able to open them in any PC. Whenever I want to open a database, first I have to execute Keepass 2, then navigate ...
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Triggering an action when a specific volume is connected

I have a USB key that contains my keepass2 password database and I'd like to perform some actions when it is plugged into my computer, namely: Auto-mount it to some specific location When the ...
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Sync KeePassX with KeePass2

Simply put: In Ubuntu I am using KeePassX and in Windows KeePass2. In am not able to export/import passwords from one to another. I would prefer to use the same database, but I don't really know how....
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