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linux:security:password:password-manager:keepassxc

KeePassXC


Description

Awesome GUI Password Manager.


Install

apt

  • Install using apt:
    sudo apt install keepassxc

AppImage

  • Download the AppImage, GPG Key, and SHA Digest: https://keepassxc.org/download/
  • Import KeePassXC's gpg signing key:
    gpg --fetch-keys https://keepassxc.org/keepassxc_master_signing_key.asc
  • GPG Verify the signature file:
    gpg --verify KeePassXC-*.sig
  • Verify integrity of the AppImage:
    sha256sum -c KeePassXC-*.AppImage.DIGEST
  • Move the AppImage to somewhere in your $PATH:
    mv ~/Downloads/KeePassXC-*.AppImage ~/.local/bin/keepassxc
  • Make the AppImage executable:
    chmod u+x ~/.local/bin/keepassxc
  • Create a .desktop file:
    [Desktop Entry]
    Name=KeePassXC
    GenericName=Community Password Manager
    Exec="keepassxc" %U
    Icon=appimagekit-keepassxc
    Terminal=false
    Type=Application
    Categories=Qt;Utility;
    MimeType=application/x-keepass2;
    X-Desktop-File-Install-Version=0.22

keepassxc-cli

There's a small difference in using the keepassxc-cli depending on the method used to install. Note the hyphen - usage.

  • Installed using the apt instructions above:
    keepassxc-cli help
  • Installed using the AppImage instructions above:
    keepassxc cli help

linux/security/password/password-manager/keepassxc.txt · Last modified: 2021/11/10 06:41 by chuck