1. Kai Yuan
  2. passwdManager

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Passwd Manager README FILE

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Introduction

Passwd Manager is a cross-platform password management tool.

Features

As a password managment tool, Passwd Manager keeps as simple as possible. Currently Passwd Manager has following features:

  • Master password encrypted with MD5
  • all password and username/account name entries encrypted with CAST algorithm
  • flexible tags
  • with random password generator
  • simple,fast search
  • internationalized note encryption (secret text)
  • auto-backup up to most recent x times of application starts. (x is configurable)
  • Simple enough huh? ;)

Screenshots

mainWindow

AccountDetail

PwGenerator

Windows

Requirement to run passwd manager:

  • python 2.6.x
  • wxPython 2.8
  • pycrypto 2.6

Download

  • Source code downloading: simple via github
  • All-in-one binary package for windows, please click here

Installation (Linux)

sudo python setup.py install
For Archlinux user: The passwdManager is also available in AUR

Command to start application

pwmanager

or find the launcher in menu

DEFAULT MASTER PASSWORD

"password" (without the quotes)

Upgrade

since version 1.2.0, upgrade the application by installation new version.

  • 1.0.x to 1.1.x upgrade (deprecated):

using upgrade tool <appHome>/passwdmanager/upgrade.pyto upgrade

for Windows user

  1. Exit the application
  2. Backup your data directory and config directory. (<appHome>/data and conf)
  3. Download and extract the new version
  4. overwrite the data directory with your backup
  5. start the application, check the version number via Help->About

Tips

  • change the data.path in $HOME/.passwdManager/passwdManager.conf ($APP_HOME/conf/win.conf on Windows) to some cloud storage (Dropbox for example) managed directory, your data file would be automatically synced. Useful when working on different computers.

change logs

v1.2.0

  • using pycrypto 2.6 (auto upgrade with backup)
  • code cleaning
  • auto focus search textbox when entering the application
  • introduce new config file
  • Feature: auto backup
  • Feature: data and config file under $HOME/.passwdManager (Linux)

v1.1.0

  • some improvement on GUI
  • code cleaning
  • Feature: secret text
  • Feature: username/accountname is also stored with encryption.

v1.0.4

  • Feature: Password Generator
  • Tag removing: now tag still in used can also be removed.
  • Search box : pressing <Enter> key in search textbox will trigger the search

v1.0.3

  • Feature:Update notification (popup & statusbar)
  • Feature:Update checking menu item
  • Current chosen tag will be selected automatically in Add New Account dialog
  • BugFix: [WINDOWS] GUI dialog/button size

v1.0.2

  • BugFix: [WINDOWS] UTF-8 encoding problem when printing the tag names

v1.0.1

  • BugFix: [WINDOWS] click 'Exit' in Login Dialog, application exits with error message.
  • BugFix: [ALL] Edit Account Dialog, error occurs when doing the user input validation

v1.0.0

  • 1st release