Keepass is an open-source password storage utility for Windows.

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Is keeping a KeePass file in Dropbox safe? [closed]

Is it safe to keep KeePass password database file in Dropbox? Database can have long (14+ alpha, numeric, special character) password and local Key file on machine or on mobile which is not shared in ...
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KeePass Password Safe 2.12: Unhiding Passwords?

KeePass 2.12 - Turning off hidden password - When I open an entry, the password is disguised by asterisks. How do I turn off this feature so that I can recall previously inputted passwords?
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Can I use multiple URLs in the URL field of KeePass?

I am using KeePass version 2.19. What I would like to do is have more than just one URL address associated with a given user name and password. The entry for a given website might look something like ...
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KeePass justification [closed]

I personally have about 20 accounts (my personal user id on lots of machines). For shared "system" accounts, there are about 45 per environment; development, test, and production. I have access to 2 ...
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How to install KeePass on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

I'm using KeePass on Windows. It's a very nice application. Now I want to run it on my Mac. The instructions on the download page are too techy and I don't have prior experience with Macs. How can I ...
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How to down convert KeePass .kdbx to .kdb

I want to down convert my KeePass .kdbx file to a .kdb file because I want to be able to open it with KeePassX (OS X version), which only supports .kdb I haven't been able to find a solution yet.
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KeePass: use a key file or a regular password?

I'm setting up a KeePass database and it offers the ability to use a key file, which it says is more secure because it can use a longer and more complex password but is easier to break because you ...
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Best way to share certain passwords stored in Keepass?

What's the best way to share certain passwords that are stored in a Keepass database? For example, I want to share certain Banking Passwords with a family member, but I don't want to share my work ...
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Is there a Way to Retrieve a Lost/Forgotten KeePass Password?

I recently decided to store all of my passwords in KeyPass Password Safe 2. I forgot my password to KeyPass. Is there anyway to retrieve it? My assumption is no there is not for obvious reasons.
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Can I change the default password profile in KeePass?

I'd like my default to be 256-bit hex key. Is there a way to configure KeePass with this default?
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Save data after adding new entry

Is it possible (by option or trigger) to save the Keepass database automatically after I added a new entry? I often forget to save it and then lose the new data when shutting down windows. ...
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Make Keepass database accept, but not require, two unlocking methods

I use Keepass to manage my password, and it's synced using Dropbox on home computer (Windows 7), work computer (Ubuntu) and my Android phone. Currently, I'm only using a master password for securing ...
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how to bring up keepassX window with keyboard shortcut?

Is there any way to bring up the keepassX window when the application is started but the window is hidden? I mean that the application is running but only the icon in the notification area is visible. ...
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KeePass wildcard in url

I started using Keepass yesterday and it's really useful however I cannot find a way to add wildcard into the url... I want one key being used on all url(s) that met the following rule: ...
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GnuPG Command Line - Verifying KeePass Signature

I'm trying to verify the PGP Signature of the latest version of KeePass 2.14's setup file against this signature, but this is the output I receive: C:\Program Files (x86)\GNU\GnuPG>gpg.exe ...
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Is there a Keypass plugin for Chrome?

A Google search is inconclusive.
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Install KeePassHttp plugin for KeepassX on Mac OS X Lion

I installed KeepassX on my new Mac and I want to use a plugin (KeePassHttp) to autofill logins on Chrome. The instructions tell me to place it in the program directory of KeepassX but I cannot drag it ...
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using keepass (or other pw tool) to fill windows credentials?

Can we use KEEPASS to auto-fill the window credential? or are there any password tool can do ít? many thanks! detail for my problem: I work a lot with some resources using window credential as log-in ...
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How to copy login/pass info from Google Chrome to Keepass?

What are the possible ways to copy your login/password data from Chrome to Keepass (2.14. if it matters) to an existing database (which probably already has some of those logins/passes). The second ...
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KeePass lost password and/or corruption due to Dropbox/KeePassX

I started using Keepass about a month ago to hold my passwords and online accounts info. Everything was stored in a single .kdb file, only protected with a password. I'm using Windows 7. Now Keepass ...
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How do I stop KeePass from automatch-ing all pages, when using the tag/title “Google”

I use KeePass auto-type a lot. I also have several Google accounts. When I give the title "Google" to those password entries and have the option "An entry matches if its TITLE is contained in the ...
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Disable CTRL + A shortcut in KeePass

How do I disable the Ctrl + A keyboard shortcut in KeePass? This is "ą" in Polish and I use it very often. I've dug into options and found nothing. It's annoying not being able to type normally with ...
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How to use password managers without using the clipboard?

I use Keepass, but to type the passwords I need to copy them to the clipboard, which makes the password vulnerable to interception. I see that equivalent applications for android avoid this issue by ...
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Setup KeePass on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)

Has anyone manage to setup KeePass 2.x on Ununtu 9.04? I looked but could not figure out how to install it, plus i didn't find any tutorials on this. Also if you installed it, how does it work, does ...
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Using multiple KeePass databases with separate configurations

We are using KeePass (2.16, Windows) to store passwords in our company (let's name it KeePass_Corp). Additionally I am using another installation on a USB-stick to store my private passwords ...
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Import passwords from lastpass to keepassx

I was wondering how if there were any current ways to import lastpass passwords to keepass/keepassx? I found the lastpass2keepass.py program, but it doesn't seem to work anymore (lastpass updated ...
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keepass not working with wine

I installed Keepass 1.16 in my thumbdrive, which reportedly works with wine (as per Keepass homepage), but after entering the master password it just hangs and shows the "The program keepass has ...
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Mac and Windows alternative to KeePass?

Hey I want to sync passwords between a Mac and a PC with the database being stored on an FTP site. However, KeePassX can't open KeyPass 2.x databases, and neither KeePass 1.x or KeePassX seems to ...
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Log in to Hotmail automatically with KeePass?

Is it possible to log into Hotmail or Google Mail automatically using a password manager like KeePass? I am trying to use the auto-type feature of this program by pressing the Ctrl+Alt+A key ...
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Is there a KeePass profile that includes uppercase and special characters?

I'd like a keepass profile that generates passwords like A@2f701@4fvzq The only formats I see are MAC Address and all lowercase and digits. Is there a way to setup a profile with more entropy? ...
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What's the difference between KeePass and KeePassX?

KeePass and KeePassX look very close. What's the difference between KeePass and KeePassX?
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Keepass masterkey isn't recognized after a reinstall

My password hasn't changed and I didn't fo rget it. I am 100% sure I know the password. Nevertheless after a reinstall of the OS and a reinstall of Keepass I get the message that I use the wrong ...
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How to enter a TAB character in the Notes field in KeePass 2.x?

Is there any way to easily enter a tab character in the "Notes" text-field in KeePass 2.x? In that particular field I use it to format information (so it lines up). Some title: text Some ...
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Enable SSH keys on startup in KeePass with KeeAgent plugin

I am using KeePass with the KeeAgent plugin. I want to log into systems using PuTTY without typing my password (but having an encrypted id_rsa file). I have it configured to the point that if I do ...
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Is there a way to find recently updated passwords in KeePass?

I'd like to find recently changed passwords in KeePass so that I can copy/paste them into another KeePass repository. I see that the date updated is stored as the version in the History tab, but I ...
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Auto-enter master password in Keepass on launch

I use Keepass only for unimportant sites and it's set up to autostart with Windows. Entering password every time is quite annoying. Of course I can use something like recorded macro. But is there any ...
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What is the easiest way to copy Chrome's login/passses into KeePass without creating duplicates?

Okey, here's the thing. I have most of my login info in two places; one is in Keepass file and the other is in Chrome. Being a lazy sort of person, and since Chrome/Keepass integration never really ...
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KeePassHttp refuses to be recognised as a plugin

I'm trying to make KeePass run on my Windows 7 machine, I've downloaded and installed KeePass, aim to use it alongside Passifox However, downloading and copying the KeePassHttp executable to the ...
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Does Keepass protect passwords from malicious software like viruses?

If a computer got infected with a virus or a trojan and the user interacted with Keepass, is there a chance that the malicious software would be able to get the password database? In other words: ...
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security consideration when passing passwords on command line in windows

Applies to windows clients like Vista, 7, 8 What are the security consideration when running a tool that has a passwort parameter from a URL in keepass. Is it completely moronic to do so or is it ...
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Autotype credentials to OpenVPN from KeePass

I try to use Autotype feature of KeePass (2.16) on credentials window of OpenVPN (v3, windows 7 x64). But it is not input any characters. I try Hotkey and menu item "Autotype" in KeePass nothing ...
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Dropbox-friendly password manager for XP, OSX and Android

I've been using Password Safe for years, but there are two problems: It doesn't play nicely with Dropbox - I constantly get conflicts as it keeps the password file open on both ends. I now use a ...
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KeePass and Mono - HowTo run on my Mac

I'm trying to get KeePass (v2.20.1) running with Mono (v2.10.10) on my Mac running OS X 10.8.2 The KeePass that I've downloaded from http://keepass2.openix.be is NOT a KEEPASS.EXE file as mentioned ...
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Installing the newest KeePass for Mac OSX from source

I've transitioned our passwords to KeePass. LastPass looks cool, but I prefer a system where we control the database locally rather than it being kept in the cloud. I have a windows and Linux system ...
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PICKCHARS doesn't work in KeePass

I use: KeePass 1.27 portable version Windows 7 Opera 12.10. I added a new entry, in Notes field I put in below command: Auto-Type: {TAB}{USERNAME}{TAB}{PICKCHARS:Password:C=5}{ENTER} I use ...
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Set up KeePass with Chrome and GoogleDrive integration

I'm looking to use KeePass as my password manager, but I would like to have the nice cloud sync and browser integration that services like LastPass or 1Password provide.
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KeePass, KeeFox - default password for ULR

Imagine you have multiple password for one URL. For example, two accounts on one web forum. Seems like KeePass (or KeeFox - extension for Mozilla Firefox) types last saved password. Now how to tell ...
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Keepass custom autotype sequence for all entries

I want to create a new auto-type like the default Auto-type which sends {USERNAME}{TAB}{PASSWORD}{ENTER}. In my case I would only like to send {USERNAME}{TAB}{PASSWORD} and leave out the enter ...
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How can i disable Pageant in Putty in command line?

I open SSH links in Putty from KeePass (with KeeAgent plugin). One of servers I visit show authentication error immediately after connection, because putty tries to use private key authentication. ...
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Reset 'Automatically generated passwords for new entires'

I have accidentally overwritten the default password generation value in Keepass2. What pattern matches the original default value? I have tried [A!#$%&*+-/:;=?@^_~]{16} but this produces ...