[ANNOUNCEMENT] New package: keepassx-0.4.3-2

David Stacey drstacey@tiscali.co.uk
Sat Nov 17 18:12:00 GMT 2012

On 16/11/12 17:24, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> David Stacey wrote:
>> >On 16/11/12 15:40, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
>>> >>David Stacey wrote:
>>>> >>>Version 0.4.3-2 of keepassx has been uploaded.
>>>> >>>
>>>> >>>KeePassX is a Qt port of KeePass Password Safe password manager.
>>> >>As a frequent user of the Windows KeePass Password Safe, is there any advantage
>>> >>to using this version (effectively a port to Windows of a port from Windows)
>>> >>compared with the native Windows version?
>> >
>> >The Linux version has an additional feature called auto-type, where it
>> >effectively types your login name and password for you. However, you'll
>> >probably need a browser build for Cygwin in order for that to work.
>> >Other that that, the Cygwin version provides the same functionality as
>> >the Windows release.
> Auto-type has been a feature of Windows KeePass for at least five years*.  From
> my very brief tests, it doesn't appear to work with Cygwin X windows or mintty,
> but it certainly works with most other Windows programs.

Both of us may be confusing KeePass and KeePassX here. They have similar 
names, provide similar functionality, and are both Open Source - but 
they are different!


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