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Is a password manager better than an encrypted file for storing passwords? [migrated]

For any passwords other than websites I log into regularly (such as Gmail, Facebook, etc.), I use apg to generate a random 20 character password. I then add that password and a username or email ...
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How do I delete many (but not all) Chrome/Google Account stored website passwords at once?

I've seen many recipes to delete ALL Google passwords, but I do not want to remove all, just a big bunch of them! Is this possible? Some workaround, like backing up to a local file, delete all from ...
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outlook 2003 rejects correct password

I have outlook on 2 computers, both with windows 7. On one computer, it keeps asking for a password. I enter the correct password, but it does not change anything. It asks again. This is the ...
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How do I access the contents of an mSecure backup?

I had an iPhone with mSecure as my password manager, and have some backups. Now I no longer have the iPhone, and it is not clear to me how to restore from Windows mSecure what data is in the backup. ...
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LastPass email login vs recovery

I recently started using a password manager, specifically LastPass. I have understood how the app works internally to store, encrypt and give me access to my passwords. My question that does not feel ...
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profile.LdapProfile, error while reading canonicalDN

PWM is logging the following error, when connected to my FreeIPA server. ERROR, profile.LdapProfile, error while reading canonicalDN for dn value 'uid=pwmproxy,cn=sysaccounts,cn=etc,dc=example,dc=...
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Skip specific number of words from list in linux

Im using kombinator from hashcut utils to combine two word list. After some time I canceled it and now I would like to skip 529626480 number of words from generated list of words how I could do tahat, ...
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Transfer of Firefox passwords (across different versions)

I'm using Firefox 60.2.2, but I have to go down to an old version (52-56) to use some add-on that's not compatible anymore. I created another user profile, since I had the impression using the same ...
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How can I make Firefox remember an identifying element in addition to username/password?

A couple of sites I use have a username, second identifier, and a password. One site (ADP payroll) has client id (company's number) user id (my ID) and password. My company's id is 5 or so digits ...
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How to provide list of possible passwords to winrar?

I have a list of possible passwords and bunch of rar files. As you suspect, I would like to open, unrar all those files using provided passwords but I don't know which password is related to which rar ...
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How to track the password-store in git

I have started using pass, which creates a .password-store directory, with some .gpg files. Strangely enough: » git status On branch master nothing to commit, working directory clean Right after ...
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Change password for default keyring in GalliumOS

A friend of mine has installed GalliumOS onto his chromebook, but can't figure out how to set the password for his default keyring. We have found this question, but there is nothing resembling ...
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Change password on client with sssd kerberos and ldap

I have an error when I use passwd in ldap user session. I get: passwd: Authentication token manipulation error I check this link but it didn't help. In my cn=config/olcDatabase={1}mbd.ldif I ...
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Force change password upon next logon

How can I make sure the currently logged in Administrator account will be forced to change its password, upon the next logon, and only on this next logon. This is a standalone Windows 7 (Home Premium)...
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How to know when I last changed my Windows 10 password?

How to find out when I last changed the password for my account in Windows 10?
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Access rights of files from an old laptop's HDD [duplicate]

My old laptop died because of battery issues earlier in the year, and I've managed to get the HDD out before trashing it. I've bought a new laptop and a USB/SATA plug, and I can access and see the ...
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How to change maximum password age for a single local account in Win7 home?

I'd like to change maximum password age for a single user, using Windows 7 home. I want user to be enforced to change password every 30 days. I have already found this command, but unfortunately it ...
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How to move my saved logins and passwords from Google Chrome to Microsoft Edge?

Although, the option to import bookmarks and "other info" exists in Microsoft Edge settings, in practice when you select it, Edge doesn't import saved passwords from Chrome. Checked this on Windows ...
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Firefox keeps suggesting usernames, even though I have disabled the default password manager

I use LastPass as a password manager. I have disabled Firefox's inbuilt password manager. LastPass has only one entry for the site I'm visiting, but Firefox still suggests many different usernames: ...
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How can I delete a website login in Google Chrome?

I believe this is an autofill issue rather than a stored password facilities issue, although I am not sure that it's either. Sometime ago, I set up an account on one particular website with a ...
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pgAdmin 4, how to change password

I am trying to change my password for a my localhost server on pgAdmin (4).  I use the interface to change the password as described by the documentation: However, I get an error whenever I try to ...
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Link Apps to share password credentials (sort of SSO)

My OneDrive for Business, Office365, Email, WiFi and certain other applications use the same username and password for login (that of my university account). The issue is I have to change the ...
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mozilla firefox, deploy credentials (user,password) for a specific web site

We have many client PCs with firefox 45.8 ESR. We cannot give the credentials (user,password) of this web site to end-users. Is it possible using files ... settings ... policies to preload the ...
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gpg2 - Unusable public key -No assurance key belongs to named user

I'm using pass as my main password manager(which uses gpg2), but since a few days i can't create new keys, I always get the error message: There is no assurance this key belongs to the named user [...
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Migrate passwords from Chrome to Firefox Quantum

Is there a way to import passwords from Chrome to Firefox Quantum? I'm storing passwords in Chrome's manager, not using any 3rd party app (and don't want to). There's no passwords option in Import ...
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Password file in windows environment?

I'm looking for a way to store a database password on the working machine so that my own application can read it (in order to connect to the database) but a user without administration rights cannot ...
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Where does Outlook/Windows store saved PST passwords?

When attempting to open a password-protected PST file in Outlook, the prompt has a checkbox option to "Save this password in your password list." My questions are: Where is this mysterious "password ...
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LastPass buggy with IE 11

We've been using LastPass as our password manager for the last couple years on our office computer running IE 11 on Windows 7. It kinda worked, but was very buggy and was hard to use for a general (...
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Firefox 57 Not Asking To Save Passwords (certain sites only)

According to this, https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3868299/is-autocomplete-off-compatible-with-all-modern-browsers/21348793#21348793, browsers ignore autocomplete="off" for login/password fields. ...
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Setting up mutt with pass to handle encrypted passwords

As mentioned in the comments on this article, https://blog.christophersmart.com/2016/08/10/command-line-password-management-with-pass/ and as described in this blog entry, http://schnizle.in/blog/...
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How to know save password of any website saved in Chrome

I logged in to the trello.com website and I saved the password in Chrome when I did so. Now I want to login on other desktop but I forgot my password. Is there any way to find the password which is ...
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How to configure Samba to use the password found in /etc/shadow instead of its own database, for one particular user?

In /etc/samba/smb.conf, I already have the following set for ages: unix password sync = yes Yet, I have a user which his samba password is different than that found under /etc/shadow. I suspect ...
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Is there a way to prevent Lastpass from logging me in to a website while in private browsing mode?

Is there a way to prevent Lastpass from logging me in to a website while in private browsing mode? Ideally I would like to keep autologin turned on for regular browsing mode, but turn it off for all ...
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Transfer passwords from firefox android to firefox desktop

I suddenly lost all passwords in firefox desktop. I have synced firefox on Android. All passwords remain on firefox android. How to transfer all passwords from Android to Desktop?
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Where does Dashlane store the password vault on Windows 10?

Can I choose where on my computer the Dashlane password vault is stored/located? And, were is it stored by default. The answer sent back has nothing to do with my question. They tell me to reinstall ...
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Firefox master password generates random popups asking for the password

I am using a master password to keep my data safe in Firefox. However, it quite annoyingly ask me to provide the master password at random times. If I don't provide it, just press Escape nothing ...
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Does the Dashlane windows application actually override the PATH variable?

Am I overlooking something or do they really just overwrite your PATH environment variable with %DASHLANE_DLL_DIR%?
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Chrome is no longer asking for my password manager re-authentication

Chrome is no longer asking for my password manager re-authentication. I liked that feature a lot. I tried enabling the feature in chrome://flags but I found nothing! I also tried using Google but did ...
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Protect Local Administrator accounts

We are setting up an Active Directory for our server room (Windows Servers + Linux Servers). Our local Administrator accounts should remain active in case of an emergency. However to avoid our ...
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Is it normal for Chromium to ask to open KWallet right after startup?

I have a Kubuntu 14.04 system, on which Chromium, after showing its window on startup, results in KWallet dialog popping up, asking to open the wallet. This makes me suspicious, because this happens ...
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How to reset forgotten windows 10 administrator password from a standard user? [duplicate]

I have forgotten my Windows 10 local administrator password and l'm trying to reset it. I have standard user password can this be helpfull to reset admin account ?? or any other way to reset my local ...
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Is it secure to save your passwords in Brave?

I was using Brave on Android a few weeks ago (based on Chrome/57.0.2987.108), and let it save my password, only to be notified via some message after the fact that my password now belongs to Google / ...
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Password protecting a folder without zipping or hiding

I have a Django app which I need to distribute to other teams for testing, but I don't want to share the code. The structure of a Django project is - parentfolder djangoproject djangoapp db.sqlite3 ...
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Chrome - Password saving with self-signed or broken SSL

I have searched frequently for a way to do this and never found a good answer, though there have been tickets created in the past (#142818 & #405549). Apparently, the chromium devs have (still) ...
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Accidentally deleted master password in Firefox password manager

While trying to change the master password in Firefox, I accidentally removed it so that no password was needed to access my saved identifiers. I immediately realized it and put a new password. ...
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After setting Password Policies using secpol.msc how do you require new passwords?

I'm testing a password policy for a small workgroup. The W10 Pro VM I'm testing it on has two users (both Local, Admin privs). One profile has a password and one does not. After logging into the user ...
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Using master password without prompt popup in Firefox

I'm using Firefox and I have set a master password to protect my saved passwords. From there, each time I visit a website where I have a password saved, a box appears and is asking for my master ...
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Lastpass confusion - which to use?

I was reading lastpass documentation on portable access - lastpass pocket "Pocket essentially provides backup capability and offline access for your Vault, although we recommend LastPass Portable ...
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Linux: “Password reset by root is not supported”…so how do I reset passwords?

I'm a "backup" sysadmin for a small team, and the primary sysadmin is unavailable. The lab setup is a little bit new to me, and I'm not familiar with everything about how it's setup yet (and my Linux ...
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Permission denied after copying .password-store / .gnupg to a new disk

I'm using pass as my password manger. Recently, I installed Mint 18.1 on a new disk, using aptik to copy /home, software etc. from my old Mint 17.2 installation on another disk. I also copied ....