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KeePass Autofill for Local Development

I work for an agency using the same Content Management System (same login screen, title and field names) for a ton of projects. In active development, the URL to my local dev environment never changes ...
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Copy entry from one keepass file to another

Is it possible to copy&paste an entry from one keepass file to another? Both are opened. I tried CTRL+C and CTRL+V to the other file, but does not work this way. I also tried to drag and drop a ...
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Can Keepass open a SSH terminal on putty and run a command

I was able to configure my KeePass to open a Putty terminal, using stored user and password with no problem. Since I always need to log into the terminal run a specific command before anything else, ...
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Keepass configuration file allow changemasterkey only one time

I created a database where you have to change the MasterKey the first time that it gets opened, after this change it shouldn't be possible to change the masterkey anymore. To archieve this, I created ...
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keepass-file: where should i store this file?

Where would you recommend me to store the Keepass-file? Well - for most of the use-cases usually i have all my personal documents in my cloud account. The pro: i can access it from everywhere in ...
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Keepass FileZilla AutoType

I am currently setting up Keepass with all my FTP credentials and I am trying to keep it simple as possible. So I tried to set up the AutoType functionality. But I am currently struggling with ...
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Can I configure KeePass to prompt for master key/password on Windows restore?

I have configured KeePass to Lock workspace when computer is about to be suspended (under Options→Security), which ensures my passwords are protected when my Windows 7 system sleeps or hibernates....
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How to strengthen the keepass master password?

Is it safe to strengthen the master password and keep the same keepass database file? Is there any residual trace of the old weaker password? Alternatively, It looks like I can create a new database ...
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Keepass key file format

Using Keepass XC complains about my kee file format: You are using a legacy key file format which may become unsupported in the future. Please consider generating a new key file. How do I update ...
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How to set PuTTY window title from within Linux when executing particular command

Moved this question here from StackOverflow I use KeePass as my password manager and I heavily utilize it's auto-type feauture. Since the auto-type function only looks at the window title to filter ...
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Export settings for KeePass?

I'm using KeePass 2.39.1 as a shared password utility. I would like to make sure everyone else is using the same settings I'm using (autolock, etc). I don't see any way to export the settings. Am I ...
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Using Pageant or KeeAgent with Ubuntu on Windows

I've recently started using LXSS, or "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows", and having used Cygwin before I could use ssh from terminal and authenticate with Putty Pageant (or Keepass KeeAgent) . How can I ...
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Does changing the name of a KeePass key file corrupt it?

I've changed name of the KeePass key file from foobar to foobar.key with the mv command. Next thing I see is that I cannot open my database. The error message says that I should check if database is ...
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Shortcut to unhide the master password of KeePass

I have a long password (passphrase) and so I often have to check if I typed it correctly. So I have to move my hand from the keyboard to the mouse to click that unhide button. Is there a hotkey, ...
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Is there a way to let Enigmail automatically use the passphrase to unlock my key that's stored in keypass?

I use Enigmail in Thunderbird to send encrypted messages and sign messages with my own key. From an user-experience standpoint I would like to spend less time entering my passphrase to unlock the key. ...
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Keepass auto-type is not working with on QEMU

I'm trying to use the auto-type feature of Keepass to enter my github password from inside a QEMU virtual machine. The problem is that it fails to type digits, instead it types the character below ...
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Keepass optional keyfile or password

I am using Keepass 2 for storing my passwords. The database is stored in the cloud. I would like to be able to open this in windows with a key file (or my windows user account) so i don't have to ...
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KeePass2 unable to auto-type into Cygwin or Git Bash (windows 10)

I am using KeePass2 v.2.37 to save my different logins to virtual machines and servers. I seem to recall that I was able to use auto-type with KeePass to ssh with Cygwin and Git Bash, but I have been ...
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How do I set windows password using a KeePass generated password?

I want to set my windows password using a KeePass generated password. I cannot change the password through the control panel. In order to change my windows password, I have to go to Ctrl+Alt+Delete > ...
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Is it possible to use Kwallet with Keepass files?

Is it possible to use Kwallet, the password manager built in Kde Plasma Desktop, with keepass files? It would be very handy, especially under the portability aspect.
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Making Keepass work (seamlessly) under Windows

I'm searching for a recipe to make Keepass work under Windows (Windows 7 professional 64). My definition of "work" is that it saves/fills in passwords in the browser (via Keefox extension), and that I ...
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Ubuntu Linux Keepass2 Google Drive Sync Plugin Error

I'm using KeePass2 with Google Drive Sync for quite some time now on Windows and Android without anny issues. Now I installed KeePass on Ubuntu 16.04 (tried Keepass 2.32 and 2.35 from PPA, no ...
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Cancel Password Manager Auto Type

How would I cancel a password auto type (initiated by Ctrl + Alt + A) after Keepass begins typing? I've tried pressing Esc repeatedly, but to no avail
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Managing old passwords in Keepass2

In Keepass 2, is there a history or some place that it can remember old passwords? I would like to have a record of previous passwords that are used if I change a password for a given account. Is ...
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Importing CSV into specific folder in Keepass

I had been using Lastpass but found Keepass more suitable for my needs. Before deleting my Lastpass account, I exported to a CSV file. I know in Keepass you can import the CSV file, but I'm wondering, ...
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Keepass password safe corrupt

I store all my passwords in a Keepass 2 .kdbx file. When I try to open it I get the error that "the file is corrupt". I had the file synced with dropbox. I thought this would be a good back up. I had ...
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How to export Keepass entries as directories and files on the local filesystem

I'd like to store key files (such as SSH keys) into Keepass. To do this, I've created directories and entries. It seems that there should be an easy way to reverse the process such as when I'm ...
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Large difference in key transformation rounds for KeePass and KeePassX that I would like explained

Below I am using v2.32 of KeePass and v2.0.2 for KeePassX, and I am using Linux. I was messing around with the number of transform rounds and noticed when choosing one second delay in KeePassX (this ...
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How to configure KeePass's AutoFill feature to ignore the browser's name?

I use the AutoFill feature in KeePass, which chooses which entry to fill by detecting its name in the focused window's title. Therefore, when I activate AutoFill on any page in Google Chrome, KeePass ...
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Keepass Master Password not working after rebuild

Having just recovered from a major crash I have rebuilt my computer. Previously it was running Windows 10 on a Raid configuration. Now it is running on non-Raid Windows 10, freshly downloaded. Apart ...
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How to stop winkey from closing keepass?

I'm an awesomWM user and use the winkey (between Ctrl and Alt) a lot. The problem is that for some reason pressing it closes keepass gui. I checked the options but I can't find a shortcut panel that ...
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Keepass2 how to separate key and DB on “iPhone” like devices?

The securest way to use keepass is to separate the key file and the DB. My first idea was to use a USB/flash card with the key file as just like a regular key (and DB on dropbox), but Apple does not ...
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Prevent CopyQ clipboard manager from keeping data from KeePass

I use CopyQ clipboard manager, but I don't want it to keep data from KeePass password manager for security reasons. How can I set up CopyQ for that?
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Search KeePass for Password

I have a few hundreds of passwords in my KeePass database and I have structured them in groups. It seems that my way of thinking sometimes changes (e.g. I would add a VMWare password under IT/VMs now ...
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Does KeePass have permanent inner master key to encrypt data?

Does KeePass have permanent inner key to encrypt data? Or the key for encryption is a password (and keyfile)? On some website I've run eyes over the discusstion about ways to hack KeePass base. One of ...
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KeePass kdbx not respecting -pw parameter

If I use the command line KeePass.exe {kdbx location} -pw:{password}, all that happens is KeepPass opens minimized and still asks for the password when I click on it. Even putting this in a ...
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Is is possible to set the “expires” time based on “creation” time?

After using Keepass for several years, an idea came to me that would be nice to implement. There are over 300 records in my database, and it would be nice to know which of those records are still good....
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How does KeePass know when I've used the password?

KeePass securely stores any number of passwords, and allows for convenient copy-and-paste operations of stored passwords when a password is needed. The interesting part: KeePass allows the pasting of ...
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Can keepass require a password when computer is locked?

Is there a way to make it so keepass needs the master password again when you lock the computer or put it to sleep? The point is I don't trust Window's crappy password protection enough.
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Automating SSH login gives unresponsive remote-shell, dropping back to client-terminal (without errors)

I have a problem with the tool expect under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to automate ssh logins to some Sophos UTM Firewalls and evelate my rights directly after with "sudo su -" and the correct password. ...
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Keepass 2.32 on Windows 10, keyboard inputs gibberish after restart

i have installed keepass a few days ago and have been using the autotype obfuscation feature successfully. However, I've been having issues with the keyboard entering garbled text when I restart the ...
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How to get KeePass running on Mac?

I've searched around, and so far I haven't found any helpful information, so I decided to ask here! I am running Mac OS X 10.11.1, I have downloaded and installed Mono 4.2.1, and I am trying to run ...
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Is using Git to revision KeePass database file possible?

I'm wondering if it is possible, or indeed a good/bad idea to use Git (or Mercurial) to revision the KeePass database file and share it between my co-workers, for centralized (but distributed) ...
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Can KeePass 2.x HTML exports be fully automated?

The password management tool KeePass 2.x allows for customized HTML exports via File > Export > Customizable HTML File. There, file path and most importantly the desired database fields can be ...
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Can I use multiple titles in the title field of KeePass?

I have multiple login field with different tab titles on the same page e.g. oneplus main page and oneplus claim page using same login data but different titles. Hiw can I use multiple titles in the ...
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permissions to browse outside of home directory when using Mono to run exe on Mac?

I'm trying to use Mono to run KeePass.exe on my mac, using the command (from KeePass directory within terminal): sudo mono keepass.exe It runs just fine except for the fact that when browsing to ...
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Cloud server for KeePass synchronization

I have a KeePass password Database which I use on several computers. This database relies on a separate XML file to function. It is possible for a server to have both the XML and KDBX in the same ...
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Strategy & Steps to whitelist Chrome cookies for Sites whose logins & passwords are saved?

Strategy & Steps to whitelist Chrome cookies for Sites whose logins & passwords are saved? Current: Have lots of logins & passwords saved in Google Chrome; fewer in opera & firefox ...
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Is it possible to delete password generator profiles in KeePass?

In KeePass's password generator tool, you can save the current settings in a password generator profile. But, I cannot find any interface to delete a profile once it is created. One can modify an ...
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Can't paste in gnome-terminal from Keepas2 running via mono

I'm running OpenSUSE 13.2 and I'm using Keepass2. The app is runnig via mono. I want to copy my password from keepass to the terminal, however this isn't working using CTRL + SHIFT + V. This is a ...