Password manager for Ubuntu Linux

Posted on 2006-10-29
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
Does any password manager programs avalable for Linux Ubuntu provide the possibiity to run from command prompt (e.g. ssh)?
Question by:Skjori
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FaridAmirfaridi earned 500 total points
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Author Comment

ID: 17835288
It seems to me that this package is only in beta stage,and synaptic package manager has problems with these;

Depends: libcdk4 (<=4.9.10) but it is not installable
Depends: libdotconf1.0 (>=1.0.13-1) but it is not installable

Expert Comment

ID: 17836361
What Ubuntu version are you using?

Skip Synaptic Package Manager. If you're using Edgy you could try to download the debian package (.deb) from  right click on the downloaded file and choose "Open with GDebi Package Installer". That'll take care of everything.
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Author Comment

ID: 17840158
I use version 6.06.
Not sure if the program you mention is available here, or if it can be installed if not, but I'll give it a try.


Author Comment

ID: 17844424
As I runned GDebi cpm-0.23beta-1_i386.deb from ssh, I didn't use the graphical interface, however I suppose the functionality should be the same.
I get the following problem;

/tmp$ gdebi cpm-0.23beta-1_i386.deb
/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/apt/ FutureWarning: apt API not stable yet
  warnings.warn("apt API not stable yet", FutureWarning)
Reading package lists: Done
Building dependency tree: Done
Building dependency tree: Done
Building dependency tree: Done
This program is a ncurses based console tool to manage passwords
 and store them public key encrypted in a file - even for more than one person.
 The encryption is handled via GnuPG so the programs data can be accessed via
 gpg as well, in case you want to have a look inside.
 The data is stored as as zlib compressed XML so it's even possible to reuse
 the data for some other purpose.
 This package is currently in beta stage.
 You can find more information about cpm at
This package is uninstallable
Dependency is not satisfiable: libcdk4

Author Comment

ID: 17845160
Same result with GDebi graphical;
Dependency is not satisfiable: libcdk4

Expert Comment

ID: 17845207

Try having a look back in the package manager. See if you can uninstall 'libcdk4' from the package manager and reinstall (on demand) through the .deb with GDebi.

Author Comment

ID: 17845780
Ok, problem solved. The source for the dependent package was not found in my sources.list, and I needed to download that file manually first.
Thanks a lot!

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