How to install KeePassXC
on Arch Linux

KeePassXC

KeePassXC

Jonathan White (keepassxreboot)

Community driven port of the “Keepass Password Safe”

KeePassXC is an application for people with extremly high demands on secure personal data management. It has a light interface, is cross platform and published under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

For usage tips see: https://github.com/keepassxreboot/keepassxc/wiki/Snap-Tips

Details for KeePassXC

License
GPL-2.0+ OR GPL-3.0+
Last updated
11 November 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install KeePassXC

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install KeePassXC

To install KeePassXC, simply use the following command:

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