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KeePassX

KeePassX

KeePassX is a password manager or safe which helps you
to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your
passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key-disk.

This means that you only have to remember one single master password or insert the key-disk to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the algorithms AES or Twofish.

KeePassX also provides a little utility for secure password generation. The password generator is very customizable, fast and easy to use.


 KeePassX

License
GNU GPL v2

Developer
Tarek Saidi, Dominik Reichl and many contributors

Website
www.keepassx.org

Requirements
X11 with XRandR, Xinerama and XTest extentions
GLibC 2.4

Support:
HOWTO, FAQ
ForumsFirst Steps Tutorial

Selected Reviews:
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Features include:

  • Extensive management- title for each entry for its better identification:
    • possibility to determine different expiration dates
    • insertion of attachments
    • user-defined symbols for groups and entries
    • fast entry dublication
    • sorting entries in groups
  • Search function
    • search either in specific groups or in complete database
  • Autofill (experimental)
  • Database security
    • access to the KeePassX database is granted either with a password, a key-file (e.g. a CD or a memory-stick) or even both.
  • Automatic generation of secure passwords
    • extremely customizable password generator for fast and easy creation of secure passwords
  • Precaution features:
    • quality indicator for chosen passwords
    • hiding all passwords behind asterisks
  • Encryption
    • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) or 
    • Twofish algorithm are used
    • encryption of the database in 256 bit sized increments
  • Import and export of entries
    • import from PwManager (*.pwm) and KWallet (*.xml) files- export as textfile (*.txt)

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