1Password is one of the most safe our credential management applications, and is supported by many different platforms. Recently, a new one was released version of the application, which is compatible with all Linux distributions.
Of course, this version is a trial version, and may contain some bugs. For the same reason, developers recommend to users not to use the application for business purposes until an improved and officially stable version is released.
According to the development team, the stable version will come in the coming months, and will provide some extras possibilities. However, if you do not want to wait for the firmware release, you can use 1Password through a Browser.
The application is supported by all Browsers as well as operating systems such as Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, Chrome OS, etc. After the release of the stable version, Linux will also be included in the list of supported systems.
It is important to note that the backend of the application was written in one of the most popular programming languages, known as Rust. In addition, 1Password also contains snippets written in React.js, which are responsible for the front-end of the application.
Unfortunately, because it is in its infancy, the application does not offer some of the basic actions such as creating and modifying the various components. However, users can log in to accounts normally, look for specific credentials, and copy their passwords.
The following is a list of 1Password features for Linux:
- Install the application using apt and dnf packages.
- Automatic operation of Dark mode.
- Support for FTP, SSH, SMB.
- Opening with local Linux account.
- Icon in the system tray.
- X11 clipboard.
- Support of keyboard shortcuts.
- Export of data.
- Multiple account support.
- "Collections" for easier data management.
Installing 1Password on Linux:
As mentioned earlier, the application can be installed with a few simple commands, which you can find here.
However, if you are using a distribution that does not support it installation with apt packages, you can download the application and then install 1Password from the installation file.