HOW TO INSTALL BUTTERCUP PASSWORD MANAGER IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A BEST FREE PASSWORD MANAGER FOR LINUX
In this article we are going to learn How to install buttercup password manager in Ubuntu 16.04. buttercup is a open source best free password manager used to stores all your password securely. In our day to day busy life we need to remember so many passwords. These passwords are very useful for us to perform any important tasks such as we need passwords to do bank transactions, for ATM authentication, login your personal computer and so many other things.
Now there is a application called buttercup password manager. by using this application we don’t have to remember all our passwords as this application will store all our passwords securely.
Features of buttercup best free password manager :
- It’s an cross platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.
- Completely user friendly application with easy features.
- Buttercup password manager uses 256bit AES encryption format to securely store your all passwords.
- This application is also available for mobile operating systems i.e. Android, ios.
Follow the below steps to install buttercup password manager in Ubuntu 16.04 – A best free password manager for Linux
Before start the installation of Buttercup password manager app let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
Now download the Buttercup best free password manager package from official website using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ wget https://github.com/buttercup/buttercup-desktop/releases/download/v0.25.2/buttercup-desktop_0.25.2_amd64.deb --2017-12-25 01:04:17-- https://github.com/buttercup/buttercup-desktop/releases/download/v0.25.2/buttercup-desktop_0.25.2_amd64.deb Resolving github.com (github.com)... 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206 Connecting to github.com (github.com)|220.127.116.11|:443... connected. . . Saving to: ‘buttercup-desktop_0.25.2_amd64.deb’ buttercup-desktop_0.25.2_amd64.deb 100%[=====================================================================================>] 36.60M 409KB/s in 1m 43s 2017-12-25 01:06:07 (364 KB/s) - ‘buttercup-desktop_0.25.2_amd64.deb’ saved [38374704/38374704]
Here I have already downloaded the Buttercup .deb package. Refer the output below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ ls -l buttercup-desktop_0.25.2_amd64.deb # Downloaded Package -rw-rw-r-- 1 elinuxbook elinuxbook 38374704 Dec 17 06:05 buttercup-desktop_0.25.2_amd64.deb
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Now we are ready to install the Buttercup password manager package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -i buttercup-desktop_0.25.2_amd64.deb # Install Buttercup Package Selecting previously unselected package buttercup-desktop. (Reading database ... 175695 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack buttercup-desktop_0.25.2_amd64.deb ... Unpacking buttercup-desktop (0.25.2) ... Setting up buttercup-desktop (0.25.2) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
As you can see above we have successfully installed the buttercup best free password manager app. to confirm the same refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l buttercup-desktop # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii buttercup-desktop 0.25.2 amd64 Free and Open Source Password Vault
Now to open the application just type the command buttercup-desktop on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ buttercup-desktop # Open the Buttercup Application
After open the buttercup password manager application for first time you will get below screen in front of you. Here just click on add archive.
Then select New archive file.
Now you have to give a name for your new archive and set a path where you want to store your password database. Refer the snapshot below.
Now set your password for buttercup best free password manager application authentication.
Confirm the password.
Buttercup password manager app Snap :
Now to add password’s in Buttercup best free password manager you have to click on add entry. Refer the snapshot below.
You can also open the buttercup app graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
To uninstall the Buttercup password manager application use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r buttercup-desktop # Uninstall the Application (Reading database ... 175755 files and directories currently installed.) Removing buttercup-desktop (0.25.2) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ...
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