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Re: Bug#618935: ITP: keepass2 -- password manager

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 10:02:53AM +0100, Thomas Koch wrote:
> Julian Taylor:
> > * Package name    : keepass2
> >   Programming Lang: C#
> >  KeePass2 is a free/open-source password manager or safe which helps you
> >  to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your
> >  passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a
> >  key-disk. So you only have to remember one single master password or
> >  insert the key-disk to unlock the whole database. The databases are
> >  encrypted using the algorithms AES or Twofish.
> > --
> > 
> > KeePass2 is a reimplementation of KeePass 1 based on .net. It runs very
> > well with mono and provides many more features than keepassx which is in
> > already in debian and is based on KeePass 1.
> we just received cpm[1] in testing. From its description it sounds to be 
> superior to keepass2. - And it does not require (evil?) C#.
> Maybe cpm could serve your need and thus Debian wouldn't need to support an 
> additional package?

keepassx and keepass2 are interoperable with files from their counterparts on
proprietary OSs this is especially useful with dual boot installations sharing
the password database files. There is no port of cpm to cygwin (AFAICT).


Jan Dittberner - Debian Developer
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