Great tool: passwordstore

I’m loving the passwordstore tool.

I’m slowly converting all of my passwords over to it. The clipboard integration is great as I don’t ever have to actually see my passwords any more.

The Firefox integration is great, and apparently there is Chrome support as well, although I don’t have that working yet.

However, the killer feature IMO is how it uses GPG and git for the backend. This makes it easy for me to tie it into my existing backup system.

I spent a bunch of time doing something like pass show twitter.com | qrencode -o - | display - and passing that to a barcode scanning app on my phone, only to find out there is a proper Android app.

A future TODO: figure out how to sign and decrypt with multiple keys. This would be an excellent tool for a group that wanted to distribute regularly changing passwords. I’m thinking that you would use git submodules to have a central repo for common passwords, and the main repo for your personal passwords. If your login fails, the first thing to do would be a pass git submodule update --remote --merge in case you’re out of date.

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