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Yann Esposito (Yogsototh) b5922d54d3
Works on Mac OS X
12 years ago First commit 12 years ago
ypassword Works on Mac OS X 12 years ago


This is the YPassword command line utility.

YPassword is password management method. It helps you to use only very strong password everywhere. Each different for each website. Accent is made on portability.

To learn more about this method just visit:

It needs you to create a ~/.password file, it should contains something similar to:      yogsototh                10 b64 sha512    yogsototh                10 b64 sha512  10 b64 sha512 1     yogsototh                20 hex sha512


  1. URL of website
  2. Login
  3. Size of the password
  4. Output format b64 (recommended) or hex b64 is something like: NzMzN2Q2ZWFhMDUxYWVlNTcxMTgwYzViM hex is something like: 7337d6eaa051aee571180c5b356d40b4294e4c7242b6e3bc39fc700bab550540
  5. Hash algorithm sha1 (not recommended), sha256, sha512 (recommended)
  6. An optional number, if you want to change your password for a specific website, just change this number.


ypassword pattern

The application wait for you to type your main password each time you use it.


> ./ypassword twit (yogsototh): 0018b7bd1cd0197e1ae14dfbc568b27b3a45

In the end you'll only have to copy/paste this password.