pass: the Unix Password Manager

pass is a very simple command-line password manager following the Unix philosophy. It encrypts passwords with gpg and stores them in the file system. It has git integration so one can track the password versioning and synchronize the password store with a git repository. It has clients across different platforms and applications, including Android, iOS, Chrome, Firefox, and also Emacs! I know this tool probably from its Emacs doc. pass is nice and all, but I don’t find a strong reason to use it or switch from BitWarden, which is also open while not requiring me to set up gpg on the phone and browser....

October 5, 2021

Installing Arch Linux with Full Disk Encryption

I recently re-installed my Arch Linux with full disk encryption (FDE), as one of the first steps, to bring privacy into my life. This guide documents the installation process in a step-by-step manner. I hope this can help people who also want to practice privacy. Each step in this guide are linked to the corresponding ArchWiki, precised to section level. You are suggested to read these references and, of course, the official installation guide because...

July 29, 2020