NanoNote as password storage - but what application?

jirka jirka at penguin.cz
Fri Jul 16 03:07:06 EDT 2010


It looks interesting but porting would be very complicated :-(

jirka 

On Thu, 15 Jul 2010 08:53:42 -0700, "jon at rejon.org" <jon at rejon.org> wrote:
> The only cross-platform system I've discovered, so can use across,
> linux, windows, mac, android, iphone, etc, is
> 
> http://keepass.info/
> 
> something that supports its formats would be quite nice, but no CLI.
> 
> Jon
> 
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 8:51 AM, Delbert Franz <ddf at sonic.net> wrote:
>> This is not an app as such but it should work OK on the Nano note.
>> It's on the command line but that's OK with many:) It's a GPG-based
>> Password Wallet described in:
>>
>> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/9861?quicktabs_1=2
>>
>> I have been using it on my desktop, laptop, and netbooks for some
>> time.  You need an editor of your choice and what confused me at
>> first, is that you just create whatever pattern you like in the
>> encrypted file for tracking passwords, login names, etc.  I currently
>> have over 100 entries in my wallet file:)  Its amazing how many one
>> needs!
>>
>> I'm not a security expert nor am I "paranoid" about security, so I
>> can't judge how "good" the security of this script is.  However, it is
>> far better than writing it in an open file and light-years ahead of
>> just using one password everywhere!
>>
>> I just tried moving what I have on my desktop to the Nanonote and I
>> got it to work.  I put the scripts in /usr/bin for now.  The
>> password-request display is a bit garbled, probably because n-curses
>> is either missing or under some other name, but it does take the
>> password.  I already had the system setup on my desktop so it took me
>> less than 30 minutes to move a copy to the Nanonote.
>>
>> It's good enough for me but then I'm the kind of guy who opens about
>> 15 terminals so I can work mostly at the command line on my desktop.
>>
>> Hope this helps someone.
>>
>>                       Delbert
>>
>>
>> On Thursday 15 July 2010, Daniel Clark wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 4:11 AM, jirka <jirka at penguin.cz> wrote:
>>> > Hello,
>>> >
>>> > I my opinion the Ben can be used for secure storage of passwords.
>>> > But I don't know what application should be used.
>>> >
>>> > I have tried to compile the YAPET (
>>> > http://www.guengel.ch/myapps/yapet/ )
>>> > but it require a function which is not enabled in OpenWRTs libSSL.
>>> >
>>> > Can anyone recommend me any other application?
>>>
>>> I personally think http://spd.sourceforge.net/ is the only password
>>> storage app I've seen that has the right architecture (GnuPG used, can
>>> be used by one person or a group of people), but getting the deps on
>>> nanonote would probably be tough.
>>>
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