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pass stopped searching linked directories

I use pass (standard unix password manager) and it stopped searching linked directories, eg: > pass find test Search Terms: test ├── mine -> /mnt/params/.password-store/mine [recursive, not ...
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libsecret: Set default backend/collection (gnome-keyring or pass)

I have an application (Protonmail Bridge) that uses libsecret (via secret-tool) to store secrets. libsecret was using the gnome-keyring as its backend/collection (not sure about the correct lingo here)...
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Remembering gpg pass-phrase for certain processes

I use GNU's password store (pass) to save all my passwords including my email passwords. I have a passphrase set on my GPG keys which is then remembered by gpg-agent for an hour. I also have a cron ...
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Autocompletion not working for pass password manager in zsh in linux

I already used pass program for password managing on MacOS with zsh (where the autocompletion worked flawlessly out of the box) and now trying to move on linux on a raspberry pi 4b 4GB, installed zsh ...
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I have a problem with kwalletmanager5 under Kubuntu

something is somehow deeply wrong with the installation of kwalletmanager5 under Kubuntu 20.04. I don't know what or how it comes about but for example I cannot chose programs eligible to use it to ...
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unix pass - passing passphrase with the usage of PASSWORD_STORE_GPG_OPTS

Here's info on the pass: https://www.passwordstore.org My key point is, that I would like to pass the passphrase key at the command line. However, the topic and solutions related to this question that ...
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Pass (password manager) taking a long time to request master password

I have two arch linux machines: desktop & laptop; Both have pass as the password manager, with the same gpg key, versions, passwords; but when asking for password on the laptop popup that asks for ...
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How to simplify back up contents of password manager and gnupg

If secure backups are not simple then most people will not use them. I installed gpg and pass on Ubuntu 20.04 and started encrypting all my passwords. Now -- how to backup the backup. After reading ...
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`gpg: error retrieving "email" via WKD: No data` when trying credential storage for DockerHub login

I want to use the pass credential store for DockerHub login. Therefore, following mainly this link I installed pass (apt install pass) I installed docker-credential-pass, but following the ...
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How to change the keyphrase in the pass program without reinitializing a pass store from scratch

I'm using the pass application which I find really handy. I want to change the keyphrase (mother password). I had a look at the man page there but i'm not sure what to do. Do I have to use the init ...
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unix pass > press ENTER yields `^M` when typing

Whilst trying to learn pass password manager I noticed that I cannot press Enter key. This also happens when I try to use muttwizard for configuring mutt/neomutt, eg. during password I cannot press ...
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Re-ask master password in pass each time

I just started using pass of by Jason A. Donenfeld as a password manager. I entered a password (e.g. email/username@domain.com). To retrieve it I type pass email/username@domain.com I'm being asked ...
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dialog for pass (unix password manager) disappeared

I recently migrated from Arch to Artix Linux and the GUI dialog for pass disappeared. I need to get it back. In Arch, passmenu launches a GUI dialog to insert the password for the gpg keys, but in ...
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gpg does not prompt for password - dwm

I setup gpg with pass on a new computer and pass does not prompt me for the password of my gpg key, meaning I can't access my encrypted passwords on that computer. What can I do? when I run pass ...
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I have pass installed and so does my wife. Is there a convenient and secure way to share passwords with each other?

Both my wife and I use linux on different computers and have gnu pass installed. I want to share a few of my passwords with her. Is there a secure way to do this?
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How to connect Thunderbird to a strong password manager?

The password manager integrated within the Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail program is apparently a little outdated, using 70s crypto (3DES) for storing passwords with a master password, even though there ...
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How can I test in bash if the cursor is currently in a text field? (like a text-box in firefox or similar)

I'm writing a script for retrieving passwords from pass. I want it be as efficient to use as possible. I've seen passmenu and want something almost the same. I want to select a password from dmenu, ...
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Generating password inside a directory with "pass" fails with "No public key"

It fails when I try to generate/insert a password inside a given directory, 'private' in this example: $ pass generate private/test : skipped: No public key gpg: [stdin]: encryption failed: No public ...
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How to setup Firefox and KeePassXC in a flatpak and get the KeePassXC-Browser add-on to work?

If KeePassXC is sandboxed in a Flatpak, browsers can only access it, if they are not sandboxed, i.e. installed as an deb/rpm package or similar on the host. Sandboxing both the browser, i.e. Firefox, ...
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gpg-agent on start up without open session

Environment Ubuntu Server 18.04 gpg2 v2.2.4 pass v1.7.1 Question Is there a way to start gpg-agent --supervised on startup ? When I try to start gpg-agent --supervised, I get : gpg-agent (GnuPG) ...
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Generating more secure password with random-generated salt periodically?

Is there way to make passwords even more secure for ie.using schecluded Bash Script to change randomly-generated salt for the users' passwords for ie. two times per month without regular and ordinary ...
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'pass': Easiest way to synchronize the password-store between multiple machines

I moved to the pass password manager and I'm trying to integrate it as well as possible into my workflow. However, I'm not familiar with deeper synchronization/version-control concepts (git, password ...
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passwordstore: move entry

I'm using the passwordstore to manage my passwords. I've set it up with git. Now I have the use case that I want to rename an entry from 'ABC' to 'abc'. I tried doing it with pass git mv ABC.gpg abc....
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Should I upload my gpt encrypted passwords to github?

I am currently using Pass as my password manager and I want to use it on my phone too. So I download Android Password Storage on my phone because it was listed as an android app for Pass at home page ...
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Synchronise passwords across devices with pass

I am looking for a simple, open-source password manager for linux with a CLI. It has to have a way of retrieving a password via the command line, so I can use it in several scripts (that sync my email ...
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How to sync gopass password store to an android device?

I have setup gopass to be my password manager on my arch linux desktop. I would like to sync the password store to my Android mobile device. Is the only way to create a remote git repo on GitLab/...
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How to use bash process substitution for a sftp private key file?

With my team, we need to share a few private keys and we store them in a pass repository. So instead of extracting the key and storing it in cleartext on the filesystem, I am looking for a way to ...
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DPAPI / MacOS-style Keyring for Linux or BSD?

Windows and Mac both have a handy way to secure data using the users' login credentials. The Data Protection API on Windows uses a symmetric key which is never stored in plain-text, and is encrypted ...
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How can I find what password store Chromium's password manager is using?

Arch's docs on Chromium Browser say that for the purposes of storing passwords it uses either gnome, uses Gnome Keyring kwallet5, uses KDE Wallet basic, saves the passwords and the cookies' ...
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LUKS header modified? [closed]

When a LUKS password is sent to the LUKS header for decryption, can it be stolen by a hacker who modified the LUKS header? Suppose my boot partition is healthy.
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How to get the user password from linux shadow file?

Is there any command or option to read user hashed password from /etc/shadow file?
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How to enable expiry date for passwords in pass?

I am using the linux password manager called "pass". Is there a way to set an expiry date on the stored passwords? I couldn't find any info on google or pass' man page. Do I have to resort to using ...
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Better password management?

I use KeePass to manage most of my passwords, but I'm currently still storing passwords in cleartext in a few places that I'm not totally comfortable with: + smtp credentials in .muttrc + imap ...
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Is it possible to store the password requested by webdav in .davfs2/secrets already encrypted?

davfs2 allows to store user's passwords on $.davfs2/secrets in plain text in order to then allow the user to mount the webdav without prompting for password. Is it possible to store the password pre-...
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Yubikey file encryption without using OpenPGP?

Is there a way to encrypt single files with a Yubikey that doesn't use OpenPGP? I use my Yubikey for ssh logins and encrypting individual files (password stores.) The Yubikey is operating in CCID ...
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How to use password from keyring in a script

I am sending mails with gmail authentication swaks -tls -t --body -s smtp.gmail.com:587 -tls -a LOGIN \ -au my.google.username -ap <PASSWORD> I don't want to have to enter my password ...
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zsh strange behavior with sudo --stdin and password with random characters

This is a post not beggining as you would expect or see everyday, here is my root password: :4\g&8n:6_F[`9Touc8Ls+L'8)>6!3,nNmUzR&Ub~w7NTd'^Lb0]`0`."u>tP\>XAspMLTt!@}=F6CP)NsSMYY7*xm'...
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How to make the default-cache-ttl option of gpg-agent work?

I use pass as a password manager. I would like my passphrase to be cached during a certain amount of time to avoid retyping my passphrase every time that I want to clip one of my passwords. Pass is ...
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How to change passphrase for pass (password manager)

I changed the password for my gpg key. However, beforehand I've built an password store via pass with the same gpg key. Now, whenever I query passwords, I still get asked for my old gpg password. ...
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Where are user account passwords kept on Debian?

I use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and I'm wondering where I can find the hashes for the user account passwords.
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Let polkit/pkexec use another application to ask for my password

I would like pkexec (polkit) to always ask for my password through a particular application and not through the default one. What I need is the equivalent of sudo --askpass. I would like that so that ...
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Always passing -A (--askpass) to sudo

I would like sudo to always do as if I had passed the -A (--askpass) option. I would like that so that sudo always uses my gnupg agent and password store. It already works if I pass -A manually, but ...
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Using pass on an usb

I really like the way pass stores passwords but i want to know if i can use it to save from another location that isnt ~/.password-store (lets say a usb).
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gpg problem in using pass password manager

I would like to use the "pass" password manager. I don't seem to be able to get pass to recognize my public key. $ gpg2 --list-keys /home/johndoe/.gnupg/pubring.gpg ------------------------------- ...
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Is there a gui options for passwordstore

So while I personally prefer to use passwordstore via the commandline as it is intended. I am pushing for my co-workers to use it. It works perfect for what we need, which is a centralized place to ...
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How can I export my passwords to other machines?

I just installed pass on my primary machine and I really like using it. I work on three or four machines and I'd like to synchronize all the passwords I have under ~/.password-store to all my machines....
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Does xdotool have a log?

I'm using xdotool to securely type out a password (as opposed to using the clipboard) from a password manager (pass) and I'm wondering if xdotool has a log somewhere, which would obviously make it ...
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pass and gpg: No public key

I'm using the pass for quite a long time; but after exporting my key storage and gpg keys to another machine I see following output: $ gpg --list-key /home/shved/.gnupg/pubring.gpg -------------------...
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How can I cache the PGP unlock for unix pass when I am in the virtual terminal?

When I am running in the GUI, if I run the pass command to read a password such as pass -c Email/FooBar, a password prompt will appear for my passphrase. If I type my password, my password will be ...
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How can I make the unix `pass` program play nice with `ssh` inside the Linux Virtual Terminal?

I am trying to log into an ssh server by pulling the password directly out of the pass program without any GUI interaction. The normal workflow in the GUI (Gnome) is to do the following. Pull the ...
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