KeePass 2.46 Released with TLS 1.3 Support on .NET 4.8+

Last updated: January 10, 2021


KeePass Password Safe 2.46 was released a day ago with new features, improvements and bug-fixes.

KeePass 2.46 release highlights include:

  • Secure connections (e.g. for WebDAV) now support TLS 1.3, when running on .NET 4.8 +.
  • Add keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+*, Ctrl+/ for the ‘Expand Recursively’, ‘Collapse Recursively’ group command.
  • The {VKEY ...} command now supports some flags
  • Add option to protect KeePass windows against certain screen capture operations.
  • Added command line parameter ‘-wa-enable:’ for enabling specific Mono workarounds.
  • With the KPUInput plugin on Wayland, it can auto-type the default sequence and manually selected sequences of the currently selected entry.
  • Generic CSV Importer improvements, and bug-fixes.

How to Install KeePass 2.46 in Ubuntu:

Julian Taylor’s PPA maintains KeePass2 packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and Ubuntu 20.04.

NOTE the PPA is not updated for v2.46 at the moment of writing, check the PPA link before getting started.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “Terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command 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


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One response to KeePass 2.46 Released with TLS 1.3 Support on .NET 4.8+

  1. Worth mentioning KeepassXC the cross platform community fork that does not require Microsoft’s .net framework and looks better (more native) on Ubuntu?