KeePass password manager 2.42 was released a few hours ago with many enhancements, improvements and bug-fixes.
KeePass 2.42 release highlights:
- Added ‘Group’, ‘Entry’ and ‘Find’ to main menu, and removed ‘Edit’.
- System-wide hot key (Ctrl+Alt+Shift+A) to auto-type only the password of a matching entry.
- Shift+double clicking URL copy link to clipboard.
- Added quick edit commands ‘Expires: Now’ and ‘Expires: Never’.
- Added support for importing Steganos Password Manager 20 CSV files.
- Added support for importing Bitwarden 1.12 JSON files.
- Added support for importing tags and keywords for Mozilla Bookmarks JSON import
- Two commands for copying a whole entry to the clipboard: ‘Copy Entry (Encrypted)’ and ‘Copy Entry (Unencrypted)’.
- Added Ctrl+Shift+P shortcut for printing the currently selected group.
- Added ‘Cancel’ command in the context menu of KeePass’ system tray icon.
- And various other improvements and bug-fixes.
How to Install the Latest KeePass in Ubuntu:
The software package has been made into PPA for all current Ubuntu releases and derivatives.
1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “Terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run following commands to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/keepass2
Type user password (no visual feedback due to security reason) when it asks and hit Enter.
2. Then upgrade KeePass password safe via Software Updater if you have a previous version installed:
Or run commands to install / upgrade the software:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install keepass2
The PPA repository can be removed via Software & Updates utility under Other Software tab.
To remove KeePass password safe, simply run command:
sudo apt-get remove --autoremove keepass2