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best password manager

being older I'm finding passwords an issue

can anyone recommend a password manager?

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Don't use a manager but I do use a simple system.

Take a lower case 4 letter word you can remember with a special character (*&^...) and a number use that as the base.

The password for any site becomes base + characters 2,3,4 of the domain in upper case.

For example if your base is [email protected], then your password here would be [email protected]

Different password for every site, just wish I could remember my usernames
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xkcd: Password Strength

All the rules that websites demns you meet for your passwords are utter rubbish. They make them harder to remember, but no harder to guess.
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In answer to your actual question, rather than the one I made up:

Dunno mate.
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A notepad and a pencil do a good enough job for me.
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Keepass on your computer - http://keepass.info
Lastpass in the cloud - https://lastpass.com
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PGP'd text file.
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Along the lines suggested by Tony but more complex first bit.
Bizarrely repeated characters are considered by some to increase the level of security from a brute force attack point of view.
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Keepass on your computer - KeePass Password Safe
Lastpass in the cloud - https://lastpass.com
looking at keepass right now

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I've been using Keepass professionally for about 6 years, never let me down, it's rock solid.
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KeepassX for linux? same deal?
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The good thing about it is, apparently your bum will be safe too. Snigger.
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We use Keepas at work to store passwords for admin accounts and its pretty good at that. I also use Lastpass at home.

If you use Internet Explorer then Lastpass is pretty good as it has an addin for IE that auto logs you into most sites, but not usually banking sites. I've never tried it with other browsers, but it works well with IE.
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KeepassX for linux? same deal?
Dunno, it is open source though so someone may be compiling for nix.
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It's installed and ROCKING my online world.
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PM me all your passwords & I'll "manage" them for you!
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Lastpass for me - for the last 7 years and I love it!
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I use Keepass. File stored on NAS. Have Keepass for windows and Linux accessing the same file. There is a version for Android as well.
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Been using KeePassX for a while now. Absolutely life saver.
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The only fear I have of "online" password keeping is the fear of hacking. I much prefer to write them down.
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Do you need a password to get into the password manager ?
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Is it "Password"?
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I just hard encrypt a text file.

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