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[Discuss] deadmanish login?

On February 4, 2017, Bill Horne wrote:
>Readers please state your preferences for Keepass, Password Safe, or
>other programs/methods for storing passwords.


I store usernames, passwords, and site names in a 3-column,
GnuPG-encrypted text file. To recall a password for a given host, I
run a homebrew script that's more or less:

  gpg -d mysecrets.gpg | grep <host>

If desired, one can further copy the password into the X clipboard by
piping to "xclip". This simple is and has worked for a decade+ without

Dan Barrett
dbarrett at

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