[CLUG-chat] Poll for Password Managers

Jean Jordaan jean at upfrontsystems.co.za
Thu Aug 10 15:23:38 SAST 2006

Hi Tom

> retrieving passwords (or adding new entries) - if there was something like 
> bash auto_completion to help get to the entries quicker, 

It can match on partial entries. I find that if I use it in one terminal the
shell history usually gets me what I need within a couple of keystrokes.

e.g. to get the password for jean at klippie.upfrontsystems.co.za I just type:

$ pwsafe -p klippie

Next time I type:

$ ^Rp kl

and I have it.


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