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Summary: Pass is a password manager following the Unix philosophy.
- Use x11-misc/xclip to copy passwords to the clipboard.
- Use dev-vcs/git for password revisions.
- Enable fish completion support.
- Add support for x11-misc/dmenu with the 'passmenu' program.
- Allow importing passwords from other password managers using various contributed scripts.
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From the website:
With pass, each password lives inside of a gpg encrypted file whose filename is the title of the website or resource that requires the password. These encrypted files may be organized into meaningful folder hierarchies, copied from computer to computer, and, in general, manipulated using standard command line file management utilities.
pass makes managing these individual password files extremely easy. All passwords live in ~/.password-store, and pass provides some nice commands for adding, editing, generating, and retrieving passwords. It is a very short and simple shell script. It's capable of temporarily putting passwords on your clipboard and tracking password changes using git.
You can edit the password store using ordinary unix shell commands alongside the pass command. There are no funky file formats or new paradigms to learn. There is bash completion so that you can simply hit tab to fill in names and commands, as well as completion for zsh and fish available in the completion folder. The community has even produced a GUI client, an iOS app, a Firefox plugin, a dmenu script, and even an emacs package.
You can install 'pass' the usual way:
# emerge -a pass
However if you want the features like zsh completion or dmenu script you should add some USe flags to configure pass to your needs.
If you have equery installed you can check the all available USE flags including their description using:
# equery u pass
Soon the wiki will list the use flags of packages too!
For example if you want pass the abillity to import passwords form other other password managers you should add importers:
# echo "app-admin/pass importers" >> /etc/portage/package.use"
importers can import passwords from:
- Figaro's Password Manager
- Ked Password Manager
- Revelation Password Manager
- Password Gorilla
This is how you initialize pass and store a password:
$ pass init "mystore" mkdir: created directory „/home/user/.password-store/“ Password store initialized for mystore $ pass insert Work/Mailaccount mkdir: created directory „/home/user/.password-store/Work“ Enter password for Work/Mailaccount: **** Retype password for Work/Mailaccount: ****
Now you can show your password using:
$ passWork/Mailaccount asdf
Use the option -c to copy the password to clipboard instead of displaying it on the screen. It will be deleted from clipboard after several seconds.