When it comes to managing passwords, there are several options available to you. Kubuntu Focus computers come with a couple of these pre-installed, but there are several others that you can find throughout the web.
KDE Wallet is the default password manager on Kubuntu systems. It stores passwords completely encrypted and unlocks upon login. All KDE applications integrate with this password manager, and it stores wifi passwords, file manager passwords, and other system passwords. It can also integrate really well with Google Chrome and other browsers.
One thing to note is that, by default, the KDE Wallet master password is the same as your user password. For this reason, if you ever change your user password, your KDE Wallet password will no longer unlock automatically upon login. Fixing this is as easy as going into the KDE Wallet Settings in System Settings and changing your wallet's password.
KeePassXC is a cross-platform, synchronizable, decentrallized password management solution. It has plugins for Chrome (and other chromium-based browsers), Firefox, and solutions exist for Android. We highly recommend this password solution. For many, it's a great alternative to commercial services like LastPass and 1Password.
KeePassXC's database file can be synchonized via cloud sync services, such as Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, ownCloud, Nextcloud, and others, which is the foundation for synchronizing across multiple devices. To learn more, visit the KeePassXC website.
Decentrallized browser-based solutions exist as well, such as ownCloud and Nextcloud. These solutions require your own web server and adding the respecitve password management appplications to the ownCloud and Nextcloud instances you run on those servers. For more information on these, see the links to the respective solutions.
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