GnuPG Webpage on Fedora Core 3
Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Tue Feb 22 16:50:21 UTC 2005
Nathaniel Hall wrote:
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> Tony Dietrich wrote:
> | On Friday 18 Feb 2005 16:36, Nathaniel Hall wrote:
> | <snip>
> | Nathaniel
> | I have a feeling you aren't thinking straight, or are describing your
> | incorrectly.
> | What do you mean by passwords?
> | System passwords are normally encrypted using one-way algorithms .. so
> | is no way to decrypt them. So the second part of your problem just isn't
> | relevant.
> | If you are talking about PGP (or similar) encryption, then yes, this is
> | possible in perl, if you have the right perl modules installed.
> I want to be able to store passwords for lookup, not system passwords.
> Similar to many programs available for Windows and Yaps on Palm. You
> enter in usernames and passwords. They are stored securely until you
> input the correct password to unlock those.
I haven't followed this whole thread but if you are going to access
passwords via the web, use the password manager built into Mozilla
(And probably firefox). Under Tools Password manager.
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