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Feature #16284

Bug #16282: Documentation updates for Tails 4.0

Update doc for KeePassXC

Added by hefee 11 days ago. Updated 5 days ago.

Status:
Confirmed
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
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Target version:
Start date:
01/05/2019
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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End-user documentation
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Description

Mostly KeePassX replacement with KeePassXC is a dropin replacement. The usage is the same as before, the filename is the same.
So replace
KeePassX -> KeePassXC
~/.config/keepassx/keepassx2.ini -> ~/.config/keepassxc/keepassxc.ini

Migration from old file format is still supported via Import.

Don't know if it is too technical:

We may also want to document that there is a new kdbx file format, that is incompatible with the current one.
KeePassXC won't upgrade the file format automatically.

You need to update to this format by hand by switching Encryption Algorithm to "ChaCha20", and the Key Derivation Function to "Argon2":

https://keepassxc.org/docs/#faq-security-kdbx4
https://theorangeone.net/posts/keepassxc-2.3-migration/#kdbx4


Related issues

Blocked by Tails - Feature #15297: Replace KeePassX with KeePassXC Resolved 01/05/2019

History

#1 Updated by hefee 11 days ago

  • Blocks Bug #16282: Documentation updates for Tails 4.0 added

#2 Updated by intrigeri 11 days ago

  • Blocks deleted (Bug #16282: Documentation updates for Tails 4.0)

#3 Updated by intrigeri 11 days ago

  • Parent task changed from #15297 to #16282

#4 Updated by intrigeri 11 days ago

  • Status changed from New to Confirmed
  • Assignee set to hefee
  • Target version set to Tails_4.0

Please reassign to sajolida once this change has been completed on feature/buster :)

#5 Updated by intrigeri 11 days ago

#6 Updated by hefee 10 days ago

  • Assignee changed from hefee to sajolida

Another thing I spotted (https://tails.boum.org/doc/encryption_and_privacy/manage_passwords/index.en.html):

"If you have a database named keepass.kdbx" should be keepassx.kdbx

so we have the functuallity to restart from Presistent/keepassx.kdbx out of the box, not Presistent/keepass.kdbx

#7 Updated by intrigeri 8 days ago

  • Subject changed from Replaced KeePassX -> KeePassXC to Update doc for KeePassXC

#8 Updated by sajolida 5 days ago

"If you have a database named keepass.kdbx" should be keepassx.kdbx

Fixed in c1e676a62d.

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