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How to deal with the keys/password used for backing up files?

Basically I am trying to figure out how to keep my backup secure, I am going to be archiving the home directory of my system which has some important documents such as tax returns, a password ...
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Removing previously type commands at a remote server

I am ssh'ing into a remote server and then su'ing to root. The problem is that sometimes, I have not paid enough attention to the console message, and I have accidentally typed in the root password ...
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How can I password-protect my workgroup?

I am using Windows XP SP2 and want to password-protect my LAN workgroup. By "password-protected," I mean workgroup users should be able to access each others' computers without passwords, but users ...
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Firefox won't remember passwords, and throws weird javascript exceptions

Two days ago Firefox started throwing strange javascript errors e.g. Error: Cc[contractID] is undefined Source File: file:///C:/Program%20Files/Mozilla%20Firefox/components/nsLoginManager.js Line: ...
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Google Chrome: Import/Export Passwords?

I recently migrated from Windows7 to Kubuntu 10.0.4. In many ways, I'm loving the change. (I never knew it could be such a seemless process to write/test scripts!) One of the few things that is ...
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FileZilla passwords

I have quite a few FTP sites saved in FileZilla, however I want to use different client now. How can I see the passwords saved in FileZilla so I could transfer them? OS is Linux (Ubuntu 9.04) if ...
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Mac OS: Password keeper sofware?

Looking for some Password Manager solution which can also sync with server or export so I can use it on other PC. Add notes, generate password.. Something like Password Agent for windows. Not a ...
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Storing Passwords for websites on Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a way to store passwords on my Ubuntu I've been using RoboForm on windows, and saw that it should be Safer than letting FireFox auto-complete my passwords because It's better ...
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Ubuntu in VMware - not able to enter password to login

I installed Ubuntu 10 on VMware 7.0 for learning purposes, but I am not able to enter a password in order to log in. Any ideas what the problem might be?
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How to get get IE to remember you new website password

When you change your password for a web site that you login to, how can you get IE to use the new password. I have changed my password for a password-protected site I use and IE keeps filling on the ...
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How do I reset a password for windows XP

I have a laptop with win-xp. I forgot the password, how do I reset it? I do not have the installation disk as this is a laptop that belongs to my employer (4 years ago) and was part of the network ...
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How to display password policy information for a user (Ubuntu)?

Ubuntu Documentation > Ubuntu 9.04 > Ubuntu Server Guide > Security > User Management states that there is a default minimum password length for Ubuntu: By default, Ubuntu requires a minimum ...
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How does Google Chrome store passwords?

Are they encrypted in disk? How? Are they safe, for example, in the event of someone booting from a Live CD and mounting the hard disk? How is the encryption key generated? Is it different in ...
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Reset user passwd when you don't know it

I have a small problem. I have shared keys setup on my domain, so I never type my password to login anymore. I've forgotten my password now. This is a problem because only my user can sudo. Password ...
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Multi-platform cloud base password manager

I'm looking for a password manager working on Windows, Mac OS X and iPhone. The password would be stock in the cloud so if I had a password into my iPhone it would automatically sync my PC and my Mac ...
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Cross-platform centralized desktop password manager

I have been using KeePass as a desktop password manager on Windows for many years. Love it! However, I am now needing to work on different platforms much of my day (Windows 7, Windows XP, Mac OS X, ...
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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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Cloud Password manger vs desktop one, which is more secure?

Which one is more secure and why? For online one, there is concern about whether your password is encrypted locally or not or can Uncle Tom or whatever get an access to it, if needed. Above all do ...
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Password manager/generator with specifics

I'm looking for a password manager/generator that will work with Google Chrome, my Nokia E72 (S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2) and be easily accessible when working on another computer (e.g. a public ...
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Recommend Online password manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: online password manager with sharing capabilities Hi, I am looking for a good online password manager with the following requirements: Single click login from ...
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Store passwords in putty [duplicate]

How can I store my connection passwords in putty?
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What's the best way to get a stored POP3 password out of Outlook 2007?

If you have a password for a POP3 account in Outlook 2007 (Windows 7 Home Premium) and you then forget the password, how do you retrieve it? I tried copy-and-paste. No go. I downloaded Mail ...
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How can I make the Firefox Password Manager more intelligent?

I have two major gripes about the FF password manager: If I restore a session with multiple tabs with sites with saved passwords, the master password prompt pops up once for each of them, even if I ...
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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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Firefox: Remember new passwords without prompting

How can I make Firefox automatically remember all passwords without prompting?
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Gnome/Gtk equivalent of KeePassX?

KeePassX is a great password storing program, but it doesn't use Gtk and doesn't integrate well at all with Gnome. Is there an equivalent program designed for Gnome?
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Save web site usernames but not passwords in Firefox

Quick summary: I want Firefox to remember and autofill usernames, but not save passwords. Since a lot of web sites use email addresses as usernames and I regularly use a disposable email address ...
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Why does my Firefox authentication popup only offer one username/password combination?

I have two cPanel accounts at the same machine (shared hosting). I am connecting to cPanel with Firefox (3.5.3) on Mac (10.5.8). I enter site IP in address bar and this basic authentication popup ...
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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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How to get passwords from Opera Password manager?

How I get my passwords from Password manager at Opera? Is there easy solution? I mean like firefox style.
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online password manager with sharing capabilities [closed]

We are a small dev team and we are looking into a service that would allow us to share passwords between us and also have some other personal passwords store as well. Also it would be nice if it had ...
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How to re-enable passwords remembering in Firefox?

I told Firefox to stop asking to remember passwords on a site, but now i would like to re-enable it. I looked around in FF and couldn't find how to do it.
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Password manager for multiple computers?

Is there a password manager that I can use on multiple computers, to remember all the passwords I use on the sites I visit?
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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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How safe is Firefox password manager?

I have been using the Firefox password manager for long time, but never checked/verified how secure it is.
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How can I make Keepass auto-type make hostname-aware?

How can I trigger the KeePass auto-type function by hostname and not by window title only and thus make it more accurate and secure?
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Sensible Password Policy

I've been tasked with putting together the company security policy. As part of this I want to define what is a sensible but secure password (length, characters etc), how often they should be changed, ...
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Should I let my browser or the site remember my password, or neither?

What are the security implications of letting a web browser remember log-in information for me? Should I let a browser remember, like Firefox or Chrome, or should I let the site remember? I'm sure ...
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Password manager solution: Symbian based phone and a Linux machine (Windows is not important, but would be nice)

I currently use KeePassX to manage my passwords on my Linux (Xubuntu) machine. It's nice to have all the passwords encrypted, but sometimes I'd like to be able to tell a password when I'm on the run. ...