These days, personal data managers are essentials due to hundreds of credentials, one needs to remember. KeePassX is a password manager which is available in Ubuntu for basic and more advanced users.
After some extensive development, KeePaasX sees 2.0 beta version.
KeePassX Feature Summary and bug fixes
- Extensive management- title for each entry for its better identification
- Search function – search either in specific groups or in complete database
- Database security
- Automatic generation of secure passwords
- Precaution features- quality indicator for chosen passwords- hiding all passwords behind asterisks
- Encryption- either the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) or the Twofish algorithm are used
- Import and export of entries – import from PwManager (*.pwm) and KWallet (*.xml) files- export as textfile (*.txt)
- Operating system independent – KeePassX is cross platform, so are the databases, as well
How to install – using Terminal
To install KeePassX 2.0 beta in Ubuntu using terminal run below commands in sequence. Enter password when prompted. Beta versions are may not be stable, use it at your own risk.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:keepassx/daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install keepassx
- Type KeePassX in dash. Click the launcher icon.
- From menu, fin it under Applications.
Troubleshooting and Support
If you face any issues while installing or using KeePassX, you may drop a note using comment section at the end of this article, Or you can post your query in any of the support channels mentioned below.
How to uninstall
To uninstall KeePassX run below commands in terminal.
sudo apt-get remove keepassx