How to install KeePassXC 2.4.0 in Ubuntu via PPA and via Snap. KeePassXC is a password manager for Linux Ubuntu Systems. KeePassXC is a cross-platform community fork of KeePassX. Our goal is to extend and improve it with new features and bugfixes to provide a feature-rich, fully cross-platform and modern open-source password manager.

Features

  • Auto-Type on all three major platforms (Linux, Windows, macOS)
  • Twofish encryption
  • YubiKey challenge-response support
  • TOTP generation
  • CSV import
  • Command line interface
  • DEP and ASLR hardening
  • Stand-alone password and passphrase generator
  • Password strength meter
  • Using website favicons as entry icons
  • Merging of databases
  • Automatic reload when the database changed on disk
  • Browser integration with KeePassXC-Browser using native messaging for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome or Chromium
  • Synchronize passwords using KeeShare. See Using Sharing for more details.
  • Many bug fixes

KeePassXC 2.4.0

  • New Database Wizard [#1952]
  • Advanced Search [#1797]
  • Automatic update checker [#2648]
  • KeeShare database synchronization [#2109#1992#2738#2742#2746#2739]
  • Improve favicon fetching; transition to Duck-Duck-Go [#2795#2011#2439]
  • Remove KeePassHttp support [#1752]
  • CLI: output info to stderr for easier scripting [#2558]
  • CLI: Add –quiet option [#2507]
  • CLI: Add create command [#2540]
  • CLI: Add recursive listing of entries [#2345]
  • CLI: Fix stdin/stdout encoding on Windows [#2425]
  • SSH Agent: Support OpenSSH for Windows [#1994]
  • macOS: TouchID Quick Unlock [#1851]
  • macOS: Multiple improvements; include CLI in DMG [#2165#2331#2583]
  • Linux: Prevent Klipper from storing secrets in clipboard [#1969]
  • Linux: Use polling based file watching for NFS [#2171]
  • Linux: Enable use of browser plugin in Snap build [#2802]
  • TOTP QR Code Generator [#1167]
  • High-DPI Scaling for 4k screens [#2404]
  • Make keyboard shortcuts more consistent [#2431]
  • Warn user if deleting referenced entries [#1744]
  • Allow toolbar to be hidden and repositioned [#1819#2357]
  • Increase max allowed database timeout to 12 hours [#2173]
  • Password generator uses existing password length by default [#2318]
  • Improve alert message box button labels [#2376]
  • Show message when a database merge makes no changes [#2551]
  • Browser Integration Enhancements [#1497#2253#1904#2232#1850#2218#2391#2396#2542#2622#2637#2790]
  • Overall Code Improvements [#2316#2284#2351#2402#2410#2419#2422#2443#2491#2506#2610#2667#2709#2731]

Install KeePassXC 2.4.0 via Snap

Run the following commands in terminal to install KeePassXC 2.4.0 in Ubuntu via Snap:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install snapd
sudo snap install keepassxc

Install KeePassXC 2.4.0 via PPA

Run the following commands in terminal to install KeePassXC 2.4.0 in Ubuntu via 
PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:phoerious/keepassxc
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install keepassxc

Once installed, open KeePassXC from Ubuntu Dash.

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