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Re: Password managers [WAS: Re: when do I get a browsere that will do internet purchases?]



On Thursday 19 October 2017 21:27:07 Garreau, Alexandre wrote:

> On 19/10/2017 at 22:24, Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
> > I had similar problems and switched to Chromium, however I would
> > never trust *any* browser to store passwords
>
> I don’t especially like or trust fully Firefox, but I wouldn’t trust
> Chromium more (yet my bank website too doesn’t work with firefox,
> that’s why I do everything from commandline with boobank (which does),
> yet once I used to use Chromium only for that).
>
> I’d especially like to notice that there are the packages
> *xul-ext-gnome-keyring* and *xul-ext-kwallet5* which make both Firefox
> and Thunderbird use respectively GNOME and KDE’s password
> managers. That’s way more secure imho, and especially with the package
> xul-ext-pwdhash.
>
> Waiting for the beautiful day where you’ll have only one passphrase to
> remember, update and type for both grub/libreboot, luks, PAM/login,
> password manager, and gpg-agent… Would that difficult to achieve?
> Would require intensive hack on packages grub, luks, shadow,
> Linux-PAM, Gnome-Keyring/KWallet and gnupg2 right?
>
> There are also the solution on allowing that unique passphrase per a
> usb token, a pgp card, or no passphrase at all (when you have memory
> problems and if you’re old and poor enough for example).
>
Don't mention age, cuz at 83 the word itself is discouraging.

> Makes computers way more accessible…


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