Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

7 of the Best Free Linux Password Managers

Jan 20, 2011, 11:05 (0 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

[ Thanks to LinuxLinks for this link. ]

"Instead of trying to remember an endless array of passwords, a popular solution is to use password manager software. In fact, this type of software is an essential tool for the active internet user. It makes it easy to retrieve, manage and secure all of your passwords. The passwords are stored in an encrypted file, protected by a single master password. Consequently, the user only has to remember a single password. Password managers encourage users to choose unique, non-intuitive strong passwords for each service.

"To provide an insight into the quality of software available for Linux, we have compiled a list of 7 of the best free password managers. Hopefully, there will be something of interest here who wants to automate the process of entering passwords and other data, and save the hassle of remembering multiple passwords. We give our highest recommendation to KeePassX.

"Now, let's explore the 7 password managers. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its features, screenshots, together with links to relevant resources and reviews."

Complete Story

Related Stories: