Linux and FOSS Enthusiast. I do the Dev and the Ops and sometimes both at once.

The Definitive Guide to pass

Recently I decided to start using a password manager as I’ve found myself caring more and more about security lately. Like many others I had the bad habit of using the same few passwords across many sites and with the multitude of security breaches and password dumps we’ve seen this year (I’m pretty sure that you could find my old DropBox password in there if you looked hard enough.) has motivated me to correct that. So, I’ve taken it upon myself to “up my game” and practice what my good friend Jason Crosby preaches (turns out he isn’t just a crazy old sysadmin). A quick side note about this guide I assume in this guide that you’re running in a Linux, Mac, BSD, or some other Unix-like system running bash or a comparable shell. On Windows I have no idea how to set all this up, there is a Windows client for password-store that I can attest to working quite well but I already had my password store set up with a git repo etc.

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