xkcdpass - secure passphrase generator inspired by XKCD 936

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Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename xkcdpass_1.14.2+dfsg.1-1_all.deb
Package name xkcdpass
Package version 1.14.2+dfsg.1
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/admin
Homepage https://pypi.python.org/pypi/xkcdpass/
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 694.12 KB
Installed size 2.72 MB
A flexible and scriptable password generator which generates strong
passphrases, inspired by XKCD 936:
$ xkcdpass
> correct horse battery staple


Package Version Architecture Repository
xkcdpass_1.14.2+dfsg.1-1_all.deb 1.14.2+dfsg.1 all Ubuntu Universe
xkcdpass - - -


Name Value
python3-pkg-resources -
python3:any >= 3.3.2-2~


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package xkcdpass_1.14.2+dfsg.1-1_all.deb
Source Package xkcdpass

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install xkcdpass deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install xkcdpass




2017-12-02 - Ben Finney <bignose@debian.org>
xkcdpass (1.14.2+dfsg.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* The “Xulhaz Mannan” release.
* New upstream version.
Highlights since previous release:
* Improved robustness of interactive mode.
* Switch to EFF Dice-Generated Passphrases wordlist as default.
* Add word lists for Spanish, Finnish.
* Repack upstream source to avoid files not known to be DFSG-free.
* Specify current VCS for Debian packaging work.
* Specify the HTTPS URL for copyright file format.
* Declare “Standards-Version: 4.1.2”.
* Declare Debhelper compatibility level 10.
* Correct the ‘dh_auto_build’ invocation.
* Switch Git-Buildpackage to building source package from VCS overlay.
* Convert UScan configuration to format version 4.
* debian/patches/use-current-interpreter-name.patch:
* Correct the assumption about Python interpreter program name.
* Update Debian packaging license grant to GPL v3 or later.
2016-09-10 - Ben Finney <bignose@debian.org>
xkcdpass (1.8.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* The “Maung Sai U Chak” release.
* New upstream version.
Highlights since previous release:
* When word list is not specified, try several hard-coded file paths.
(This was documented but not working in earlier versions.)
* Update fields for packaging VCS repository.
2016-08-12 - Ben Finney <bignose@debian.org>
xkcdpass (1.8.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* The “Avijit Roy” release.
* New upstream version.
Highlights since previous release:
* Weak random number generator is not used unless explicitly
* De-duplicate word list before choosing words.
* debian/*:
* Update my email address for Debian work.
* debian/control:
* Remove Python development system dependency, no longer needed
for upstream build system.
* debian/tests/control:
* Add an ‘autopkgtest’ smoke test for the installed program.
2016-06-18 - Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au>
xkcdpass (1.6.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* The “Narendra Dabholkar” release.
* New upstream version.
Highlights since previous release:
* New minimum version requirements: Python 2.7+ or Python 3.2+.
* debian/xkcdpass.docs:
* Install upstream README document.
* Install upstream CONTRIBUTORS document.
* debian/copyright:
* Add editor hints.
* Update copyright notices.
* debian/control:
* Declare “Standards-Version: 3.9.8”.
* “Build-Depends: python3-dev” for upstream build system.
* debian/xkcdpass.examples:
* Follow new upstream location of examples.
* debian/xkcdpass.pyremove:
* Remove specification of Python code examples to remove.
The changes are now applied upstream.
* debian/control, debian/bzr-buildpackage.conf, debian/gbp.conf:
* Migrate to Git VCS for packaging.
* Remove superfluous configuration for Bzr-buildpackage.
* Add configuration for Git-buildpackage.
* debian/watch:
* Clarify configuration format and comments.
2016-02-15 - Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au>
xkcdpass (1.4.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* The “Gulalai Ismail” release.
* Initial Debian release.
(Closes: bug#768772)
* New upstream version. Highlights since previous release:
* Explicit free-software license grant for all components.
* Default bundled word list is now office-safe.
* Allows duplicate words in generated passphrase.
* debian/control:
* Set “VCS-*” fields to URLs for encrypted Alioth services.
* debian/watch:
* Refine regex pattern for upstream tarball URLs.
* debian/clean:
* Remove directories created by Setuptools.
* debian/control, debian/rules:
* Migrate to Pybuild for building Python-based code.
* debian/*.examples:
* Package new Python examples.
* debian/*.pyremove:
* Remove code examples from the installed Python package.
* debian/copyright, debian/*:
* Update copyright years.
* Distinguish license conditions from license grants.

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