A password manager ideal for protecting your sensitives. FREE | QTPASS.ORG
It’s not that easy to learn all your different passwords by heart, especially if they need to be changed regularly, and that’s why many security-aware Linux users turn to password managers. For those who don’t like using a GUIbased manager, there’s a powerful command-line utility called ‘pass’.
The filename is the title of the website or resource that requires the password. These encrypted files can be organised into meaningful folder hierarchies, copied from computer to computer and, in general, manipulated using standard command-line file management utilities. But for those who like their GUIs, QtPass is a graphical front-end for pass that helps avoid fiddling with the command-line arguments.
You need to add a user and generate a GnuPG keypair — simply provide an email, a nickname and a passphrase. You’ll be taken to QtPass config window where you change clipboard behaviour, manage profiles and form templates.
The main application window resembles a customised note-taking manager or a bookmarks library. You can add an entry in order to store a URL, a password and a login name. (You change the default template to customise these fields.) Aside from root-level entries, you can create folders and subfolders, and then organise a custom hierarchy of your password categories. QtPass supports multiple user accounts and enables you to set permissions for your password entries and folders — you can grant access to specific accounts and forbid other people from accessing certain passwords. This should not be confused with regular system-level Linux users, though.
QtPass is very flexible and is an ideal solution for protecting sensitive data where several users access the same Linux machine. It is also crossplatform, which is a massive plus.