[clug] Password Managers for Ordinary Older Mortals: Recommendations?
Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Sun Mar 17 05:54:58 MDT 2013
On 17 March 2013 21:59, Chris Barton <chris at gredil.net> wrote:
> Big fan of LastPass (https://lastpass.com/) personally. Plugins to most
> browsers on Linux and apps for mobile devices. For even more security
> supports Yubikey (which gets you premium for free) which works really
> well. Able to import/export and tightly control mobile access.
How does Yubikey (isn't that the USB thingy they gave out at LCA2011
that I still haven't found a use for?) get you premium for free?
Looking at the LastPass website, you have to have Premium to be able
to use Yubikey :/
Also, doesn't using Yubikey prevent you from using a mobile app? (IIUC)
> On 17/03/2013 12:21 PM, steve jenkin wrote:
>> I've been learning about password-recovery tools and saw a note about
>> the inverse, password managers.
>> I'm looking for something:
>> - cross-platform, including Linux, that syncs the DB.
>> - that I can recommend to my older, retired friends
>> - that might store on a tablet at some stage.
>> There are a few mentions of the Firefox broswer built-in password
>> manager. My retired friends are FF-on-Ubuntu users, if the DB synced and
>> worked on a tablet, it'd work for them.
>> The first I found is on iOS, OS/X, Win, Android, *not* linux:
>> "Secure Tool for Recalling Important Passwords"
>> [OLD] <http://www.zetetic.net/solutions/strip/>
>> [NEW] <http://getstrip.com/>
>> Debian stable provides 'gorilla'. It seems cross desktop and got a good
>> wrap in 2011.
>> Universal Passwd Mgr is Win, OS/X, LNX, Android. Got suggested in 2011.
>> Ditto for "MyPasswords":
>> In 2011, Tech Radar gave this list:
>> Fiagaro's Password Manager [8/10]
>> Gpass [4/10]
>> Gpassword Manager [9/10]
>> Gringotts [4/10]
>> KeePassX [9/10] (KeePassDroid mentioned in LJ 2012)
>> MyPasswords [10/10] LNX, OS/X, WIN (Java/SWING)
>> PasswordSafe [7/10] Beta vrs tested. Ubuntu 10.04
>> Revelation [8/10]
>> Thanks in Advance.
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Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
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