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How can I import passwords from Chrome into Firefox in Kubuntu 20.04.4 LTS?

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/import-passwords-from-chrome-to-firefox says one should use, in Firefox on Windows 10: However I don't see the Saved Passwords option in Firefox in Kubuntu 20.04.4 LTS: ...
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Log onto local machine with password manager

For a while, I have been accessing my work machine through ssh/VNC so I decided to generate a random password for it with my password manager. This poses no issues since I was always accessing it ...
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Bitwarden: How to jump to the search results

With the new update of Bitwarden it is not anymore possible to jump to the search results using the Tab key after confirming a search. Instead the focus is wandering to the left pane. I was used to ...
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How to manage passwords on Linux without a Desktop Environment?

How do you manage, unlock and access sensitive data on Linux when you don't have a Desktop Environment? Gnome and co. all provide a keychain that gets unlocked when you log in, and that you can only ...
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How can I get Chrome Password Manager, LastPass, etc to remind me to use "Sign in with Google" and not username+password?

Background: Lots of sites have their own user registration systems and require you to login with a good ol' fashioned Username and Password, which password managers today handle (mostly) fine: For ...
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GPG not restarting the GPG-Agent

I am trying to restart the gpg-agent with the command: gpgconf --kill gpg-agent This should, according to multiple answers on this forum, lock my GPG-Keys and ask for a password, when I want to use a ...
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How to get around copy-pasting passwords?

The password manager KeePassXC supports Auto-Type: When login fields are detected in a browser, then a click on the key symbol fills in the credentials. This (German) blog post highly recommends this ...
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How to save placeit account on your browser while using cookies for access?

I used placeit cookies to access a premium account and i am able to use it as long as i dont close my browser when i close my browser it stops working is there any way possible i can save that account ...
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On Mac |Access data from chrome://settings/passwords VS passwords.google.com (chrome synced)

Chrome is synced to my google account. (fully, on Mac Big Sur and on an android phone) Not working: On Mac, can't see a password in chrome://settings/passwords, It asks for my chrome ( see EDIT) ...
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Import OpenPGP key (on NixOS)

I am trying to import a PGP key into NixOS (exported from Openkeychain). This key is used to encrypt and decrypt a list of passwords (with pass). The following are the steps to reproduce the issue (...
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How to use scrypt or Argon for Openldap version < 2.4.5

I know that support for Argon2 was released with OpenLdap 2.4.5 according to this link https://bugs.openldap.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8575, but what if I want to use it with a previous version like 2.4.4 ...
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MS Outlook password weirdness

I am using MS Outlook 2019, I put in my email account, and all of my emails loaded from many years prior. I can receive new emails and send too. This worked well for 1 month, but now, once per day, ...
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Pass autocomplete only works directly after installing oh-my-zsh

TLDR: Auto-complete only works directly after installing oh-my-zsh. If I close and re-open the terminal, auto-complete no longer works. I'm running MacOS BigSur M1. I'm using the Unix Pass manager, ...
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Can't set master password in the tor browser

I'm using the tor browser Version 10.5.2 in whonix 15, everything works, except that I cannot save logins in the tor browser because every time I try to setup a master password, a popup window appears,...
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KeePassXC: export CVS? Or import XLS?

KeePassXC has several import and export features. However it strikes me as odd that the command line feature (according to the manual) exports to KDB XML format: keepassxc-cli export MyDatabase.kdbx ...
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Company Websites Share Credentials - How do I sync credentials between websites in Firefox?

I think it's pretty common for companies to operate several internal websites, which use the same (LDAP?) credentials. I believe it's also fairly common for that password to need to be changed every 2-...
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How do advanced computer users plan for the worst case scenario with their password managers?

I use KeePassXC as my password manager of choice and have my database synced between my computers and phone as I'm not a fan of having all of my credentials accessible on the web (no matter how secure/...
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Google Chrome not prompting for password save on Google sites as of now apparently

I'm trying to save my Gmail (or Google) account password to the browser, but it seems to not be allowed anymore recently. I remember I could do this if I was not signed into a Google "profile&...
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Is there any safe way to set passwords for a HDD or folder in windows 10 home?

Is there any safe way to set passwords for HDD or a folder in windows 10 home? The bitlocker is not available in this version. I see some software that allows you to do that but not really sure if it ...
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Can you use Bitwarden in the cloud but still have a self-hosted backup

I understand that Bitwarden can be used completely offline by self-hosting. But self-hosting has its "cons". At least for people who are not technologically inclined. But it also has its ...
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chrome/google won't allow me to save 2 usernames and passwords for one website

I have 2 accounts on the same website with 2 different usernames and passwords. Google Chrome will only ask to save one of them. Is there a solution?
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The pass password-manager do not link bash compleation to my ~/.password-store folder on Arch Linux

Have had this problem on two different Arch Linux machines in the past, but it have magically resolved itself after a day or two. The primary problem is that when I write pass and use Tab, bash do not ...
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How to protect against password loss? [closed]

I'm running a well encrypted multiple backed up password database. How do I make sure that in a catastrophic event let's say I have a car crash and can't remember the master password, I and only I can ...
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How do cross-browser, cross-device Password Managers work?

For no good reason, I use three different browsers on my laptop. Each has it's own built-in password manager, and if I have to update a password in one, I have to do it in the others. I've read about ...
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Can 1password and lastpass coexist on the same machine and browser?

We have users who have both Lastpass and 1Password accounts. Can the users have both 1Password and Lastpass browser plugins installed on the same machine and browser? And can they coexist or will ...
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How do I save a local copy of my data from LastPass?

Most online password managers are great. I've been using LastPass (with a varying degree of success.) It works fine in most cases when their site loads up. But it become a real pain when it does not. ...
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As of the latest major Windows 10 update in the last week I can't access saved site passwords for browsers, is there a fix?

This is affecting both Opera and Chrome. I've seen a few articles about Windows Credentials Manager and suggestions about switching from a Windows to a local account didn't work for me. Is there a way ...
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Windows Security freezes my computer when accessing Chrome's password manager. Can I speed it up or disable it?

I use Chrome as my default browser in Windows 10. Google Chrome manages my passwords for websites that I need to log into. Whenever I try to access a password from my Saved Passwords in Chrome, a ...
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Access and password management on Mac OS

is it possible to perform user authentication management with passwords in access control on a Mac computer with a recent Mac OS operating system? Require users passwords with a minimum length of 12 ...
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How do I reset a local Windows machine password from the domain administrator login?

We're giving an old Windows 8.1 machine away to somebody who needs it and want to take it off the domain. before doing this we need to know the local administrator password. Logged in to the machine ...
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Passing the paraphrase as an option to encrypt/decrypt command in solaris

Can we pass the paraphrase as an option to the encrypt/decrypt command without being prompted for stdin? encrypt -a aes [-i input-file] [-o output-file]
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Chrome: do not ask to update password at a specific site, but continue to ask for others

I want Chrome to stop asking to update the password at one specific site, but to keep updating at others. I routinely access a site that requires dual authentication and, after I enter the code sent ...
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Terminal hangs while I use `$ pass insert [..]`

This post is about the utility pass. It works well for me except when I tried to use $ pass insert Email/gmail/myname My terminal gives the prompt Enter password for Email/gmail/myname: _ and ...
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Where is KDE wallet database/files stored?

I looked everywhere and couldn't find where KDE Wallet information is stored. I would like to back it up but kwallet-query and kwalletcli doesn't seem to be able to export everything. Anyone has any ...
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Recovering local chrome passwords from dead pc

recently my PC died and will not power on. The motherboard had a complete failure. My HDD survived. I have it set up as an external to pull my photos and such. My question comes down to transferring ...
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How can I manually add a password to Chrome password manager?

How do I manually add a password to Chrome? For some reason, it doesn't ask me if I want to save my password for a website after I log in. I think I answered No the first time that it asked me, and ...
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Auto-typing passwords etc. into a Hyper-V guest is not working. What can I do?

I am running several virtual machines (Windows and Linux) on a Hyper-V server. I want to use Keepass to enter passwords stored on my local machine through the Hyper-V connection into the remote ...
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How to ask Firefox to suggest a password when filling out registration form on the web?

I am familiar with Safari on my Mac. Safari usually can recognize a registration form prompting for a new password. In such case, Safari automatically offers to generate a new random password. Does ...
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Chrome desktop does not save password after old password removed in settings

Previously I had removed saved password of a website in the chrome settings. Now, each time that I login to that site, chrome does not offer to save the password, so I have to repeat entering the ...
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How to remember SSH password for one session

Consider following scenario: I am logged on serverA as a user 'common'. The key thing about common user is that a bunch of people have access to it - it is unrestricted and unsecure by design. Let's ...
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how to use shift+tab on keepass auto type

I need to automate the login to an application that start with the cursor on the password. I want to use shift + tab to move on the username before actually starting the password sequence.
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Changing PwdLastSet attribute on AD

I want to test our user password policy by changing a test user's last password change date. According to our policy, passwords need to be changed every 3 months. So I want to set the date back to 3 ...
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Are windows services secrets in the registry safe?

Are windows services registry keys stored securely - encrypted on the disk, protected by an ACL by default or similar? The key being in HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\{SERVICE_NAME} or ...
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Windows Server 2016 VM RDP Users Can't Change Own Password

When pressing Ctrl-Alt-End on our single Azure VM app server via their RDP sessions, my cloud users keep getting the message, "Configuration information could not be read from the domain controller, ...
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Can you store encrypted passwords in ConnectWise Manage or will they always be plain text?

Title pretty much says it all. I need to store passwords for devices and configurations but I want them to be stored securely and encrypted. Can this be done with ConnectWise Manage?
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How do I add a site to an existing LastPass password from that site?

I'm in the middle of switching password managers (from KeePass to LastPass), and I'm running into an issue with LastPass. I've manually moved all my passwords into my LastPass vault, but did not ...
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Change Active Directory user password

I own an Active Directory user with no access to system resources that is needed to change password. Is there any easy way to achieve this even if I have no admin rights on Active Directory by just ...
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How to set LastPass to verify before opening my vault and viewing all passwords

I am new to LastPass and I was shocked when I realised that, once I logged in to LastPass browser extension, I could open my vault and view all the passwords even after I had exited my browser and ...
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Thunderbird password manager forgets password for specific service all the time

I am using DavMail in order to use Thunderbird 60.6.1 (32-bit) on Windows 10 (1809) to interface with a non-mailserver; that is my company's instance of Exchange. Now what's odd about this is that I ...
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Mass replace a password in Chrome password manager

My workplace uses AD to login for a internal sites (20-30 sites), coupled with a mandatory password change policy every 3 months. Each time I change the password, this invalidates the logins I've ...
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