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Author: der.hans via PLUG-discuss
To: Matthew Gibson
CC: der.hans, Main PLUG discussion list
Subject: Re: Password Management Services
Am 24. May, 2020 schwätzte Matthew Gibson so:

moin moin Matthew,

> I have been using BitWarden since it was reviewed/recommended by Noah
> Cheliah on the asknoahshow <>.
> It has the ability to be hosted on your own infrastructure as far as the
> cloud goes. I've been happy with its services so far. I don't have any
> problems using it across my device ecosystem, works like a charm on linux,
> android, windows, and I assume mac although I haven't personally used it
> there.

Cool. Thanks for the review. Good to hear from someone using it.



> Hope my 2 cents helps.
> Good Luck.
> On Sun, May 24, 2020 at 11:44 AM der.hans via PLUG-discuss <
> > wrote:
>> Am 24. May, 2020 schwätzte Michael Butash via PLUG-discuss so:
>> moin moin,
>> I have been happily using and giving presentations on KeePassX for more
>> than a decade. It isn't cloudy, so you have to provide your own sync. To
>> me this is good as it encourages different files for different reasons,
>> e.g. I have a travel file with just a few passwords, a file I share with
>> the family and files for different non-profits I work with.
>> If you use KeePassX, I recommend the KeePassXC fork, but there's a
>> consistent lockup bug in the Ubuntu Bionic distro, so stick with KeePassX
>> there. Both are good, but KeePassXC has more people actively working on it
>> and is getting more updates.
>> As to cloudy services, I tested two different password manager apps
>> available for NextCloud. I was going to use one for a project, but stopped
>> working on that project.
>> There's also BitWarden. I haven't used it, but have gotten good reviews of
>> it from people at conferences.
>> ciao,
>> der.hans
>>> I've been using LastPass for 5 years, as I purchased a 5yr subscription
>>> initially liking the product so much. Since then, they've been through
>>> acquisition by LogMeIn/GoToMeeting, which I hate, first thing jacking
>>> prices, had security resets due to dubious levels of being hacked, and
>> just
>>> both the UI and the service have gotten worse over the past few years
>> since
>>> GTM bought them. I don't trust it'll get better from here.
>>> What are you all using for password management, particularly full-time
>>> linux users? I like the cloud sync options, but I really don't trust any
>>> of these companies fully, and would like something easier to sync with
>>> across platforms minus a cloud.
>>> Thanks in advance!
>>> -mb
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