KeeWeb is an open source cross-platform network manager. It comes with features such as cloud sync, plugin support and keyboard shortcuts. It is compatible with KeePass password manager. Keeweb can be used in two different ways: Use KeeWeb online and avoid installing the desktop application or use it offline having downloaded KeeWeb application to your desktop.
In this guide, we are going to look at the installation of KeeWeb password manager on Linux Mint 20. If you prefer to use KeeWeb online, simply use the url https://app.keeweb.info/. You should see a page as below where you can simply add the records you need.
Install KeeWeb on Linux Mint 20
To install KeeWeb on Ubuntu download .deb file by running the below shown below. You can check for the latest releases on the releases page.
Install KeeWeb dependencies
The below packages are required by KeeWeb installation. Install them as shown:
sudo apt-get install libdbusmenu-gtk4 gconf2-common libappindicator1 libgconf-2-4
Installing KeeWeb on Linux Mint 20
Once downloaded, install KeeWeb .deb package using the command below:
sudo apt install -f ./KeeWeb-1.15.7.linux.x64.deb
sudo dpkg -i ./KeeWeb-1.15.7.linux.x64.deb
Once installed, search for KeeWeb from your Linux Mint applications. You should be able to see its icon added as shown below:
Click on the KeeWeb icon to open it.
Create KeeWeb Passwords file
To create a new KeeWeb database, click on ‘New’ at the bottom left corner of the KeeWeb app.
This opens a page where you will set the name, default user and the master password and several other settings for your database as shown below.
Once added, your new file should appear on the left side of KeeWeb application as shown. In this case I have added one called lornaKeeWebdb.
Add Entries on KeeWeb
You can group your entries or add individually. To create a group or add entries, select your newly added file and click the + sign and choose to add a group, entry or template.
Sync KeeWeb to Cloud storage
You can also choose to save your KeeWeb file to a cloud storage. Click on ‘Save to’ and choose an option. This means that you will also be able to sync data from KeeWeb application to a cloud storage.
KeeWeb comes with a lot of options to customize it as you like. It supports shortcuts and keyboard completion, plugins and interaction with usb.
Click on ‘General’ to check on updates, functions, language and several other settings as shown.
Some of the supported KeeWeb shorts cuts are as shown:
KeeWeb install Plugins
Click on Plugins→load plugin gallery. Select a plugin and click ‘install’
That’s it. I hope this has been helpful and enjoy using KeeWeb password manager on Linux Mint 20. Check more interesting guides below: