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Discover how Pleasant Password Server will enhance KeePass for business

Currently access from Linux is best supported through the use of the Web client.

Using Mono for Linux

Recently users have also reported some form of success using KeePass for Pleasant with Mono, by using some adjustments despite some outstanding issues.

Some customers may find the following steps helpful.

However, ...

Please Note:

  • These steps are provided as-is from the community. The steps may depend on your linux distribution and package manager. These steps were initially verified on Ubuntu.
  • There may still be some outstanding issues which we hope can be either replaced or resolved in the future.

References:

Steps With Mono

  • Download KeePass for Pleasant
  • Copy the executable files generated from a windows install to a linux folder, for example:
    • /opt/keepass/
  • Install mono:
    • sudo apt install mono-complete
  • Create the folder:
    • ~/.config/keepass
  • To create a desktop icon:
    • Create the flowing file "~/.local/share/applications/KeePass for Pleasant Password Server.desktop" containing:
      [Desktop Entry]
      Name=KeePass for Pleasant Password Server
      Exec=mono "/opt/keepass/KeePass.exe"
      Type=Application

Steps With Wine (Overview)

  • Download KeePass for Pleasant
  • Copy the executable files generated from a windows install to a linux folder, for example: 
    • /opt/keepass/
  • Install wine
  • sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
  • sudo apt update
  • sudo apt install wine64 wine32 winetricks
  • winetricks dotnet45
  • wine KeePass.exe

Known Issues

  • Newer Versions (e.g. 7.10.23) - Seem to have an issue with authorization failed. We are hoping to resolve this issue in an upcoming release.
  • Trust warnings will popup - the linux certificate location is not handled. We are hoping to resolve this issue in an upcoming release.
  • Handling File-paths - still use forward slashes instead of the backslash