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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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Sync Firefox and Chrome passwords?

I'm switching from Firefox and Chrome on a daily basis. I'm tired of having to open up Firefox each time I don't remember a Password to a website. Is there an option to sync the saved passwords ...
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Where are my Firefox passwords saved?

In a fear-driven reaction to recent hacking events I thought over my password strategy. The basic question is are my saved passwords in FireFox safe from remote access? I.e. where are they kept, are ...
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Sharing passwords in a small team

Possible Duplicate: How do you keep track of all your passwords? I was wondering what is considered best practice for storing and sharing passwords amongst a small (< 10) team that all ...
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Is it safe to store my passwords in an encrypted .7z/.zip by 7-zip?

Here is what I do: Type in all kinds of passwords in an excel file (.xlsx) Zip it with a password by 7-zip AES 256 length > 8 combination of A-Z a-z 0-9 symbols different from ...
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Unable to save password for oracle.com website

When I tried to login to oracle.com today, neither Firefox not Chrome could save the password for the account (or pre-filled the fields). Any idea why that is?
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Using Roboform with PuTTY

I recently discovered and fell in love with Roboform. In less than a week it's become indispensable. So far I've only seen Roboform's ability to fill out fields in web browsers and Windows GUI apps. ...
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Password manager bug with Firefox 3.6.13

I'm having trouble with the latest Firefox (3.6.13) password manager. For a website I'm working on, it doesn't fill the password field for any login credential saved. I've looked into the options ...
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How to transfer saved passwords between two different Firefox installation?

I am currently using a portable installation of Firefox 3.6.13, set to save passwords for some sites, using the Master Password feature. Now, I would like to move all my saved passwords to another ...
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Creating encrypted database for work

My boss posed this problem to me: Encrypted: We need an encrypted database for miscellanious passwords we use at work that are currently only in people's head. Easily accessable: Someone needs to be ...
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Does Windows 7 allow auto-login with a stored password, like TweakUI did?

The TweakUI powertoy for Windows XP had an option to auto-login. It stored your password and did the login for you. This was useful, since you kept password protection, but had login programs loaded ...
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Firefox to auto fill password ONLY by using keyboard shortcut

I've tried fastpass and RoboForm. They both fill the id/pwd form upon load the page. While I wish the auto form fill only happens when use keyboard shortcut (like press alt+Q). Is there any way to ...
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Schedule of Password Expiration to a specific time

Is there a way in Windows Server 2003 or 2008 and in Active Directory, to specify in a policy that when a users password expires that day, to have it expire at a certain time, say 4:00am. The issue ...
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How can I use my mobile phone as a password provider?

As most people here, I have a couple of accounts out there (over 300 last time I looked). I consolidated a few with OpenID but not every site supports them. I also use password managers and safes but ...
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save mysql logins

I have to log into multiple MYSQL DB's on different hosts via mysql cli. is it possible to save these logins so I don't have to trackdown/remember the credentials?
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Unix Password Management Keyring

I am looking for a password manager for a command-line Unix environment. So far all I can find are keyring applications for Windows, Linux, and Mac. But no command-line Unix interfaces. My main goal ...
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What Chrome password manager fits my requirements?

To prevent myself from using the same password everywhere I would like to start using a good password manager. Because most of my passwords are used in the browser I'm searching for something that ...
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Getting LastPass to work like SuperGenPass

I have just recently switched from SuperGenPass to LastPass because the master password cannot be changed with SuperGenPass. Now with SuperGenPass to would type in your usename and master password in ...
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How can I edit many LastPass preferences at once?

But to edit my LastPass passwords list, I have to do way too many clicks. Especially when it has remembered many passwords for different servers on the same domain, but it just distinguishes them by ...
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chrome not offering to save openid password

when I go to forums, chrome will ask if it wants to remember the password I say yes. and if I log out of the forum it fills it in for me and I just click log in. this doesn't seem to be the case with ...
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Force Firefox to remember passwords for the sites that don't let users save them

With Firefox 3.6.10 on Windows XP (I haven't tried other combinations), it seems like some websites prevent visitors from saving their password. That happens a lot with bank websites (for obvious ...
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How to get Google Chrome to save passwords entered into server generated pop-up login boxes (windows auth)?

Google Chrome does a great job at asking me if I want to save my password on most normal form pages. But if I connect to a server app where the server app asks for Windows authentication it will not ...
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How are SQL server management studio passwords saved?

If, when connecting to a database with sql server management studio and you select "remember password"... where and how is it saved? I presume it is somehow encrypted using your windows login ...
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Add Secure notes to Keychain via Applescript

I have switched from Windows to Mac and one of the things I need to set up properly is password management. Previously on Windows I was using a small TrueCrypt file containing text files with ...
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Online secure password management application [closed]

I am looking for an online password management application. In our organisation, we have several accounts with various online services (AWS, Flickr, Google, online accounting, various hosting ...
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Is Internet Explorer 8 password storage encrypted and/or safe?

I use Internet Explorer 8 at work. My system is part of a corporate domain. I am allowed to use personal email. As much as I don't want to, for convenience, I save my username and password so that I ...
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Auto “accept” a pre-filled Windows 7 password prompt dialog

I use the tray program GmailNotifier. Whenever I log on to my computer and GmailNotifier starts, it asks for a password, using this password prompt dialog. (I'm running Windows 7) The username and ...
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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 ...