One and a half months after the first rumors of the release of 1Password for Linux desktop, co-founder Dave Teare has now announced the beta version of 1Password for Linux.
As you may know, 1Password is a user-friendly application and multi-platform password management application, the firmware version of which is already available for Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android and is now preparing for Linux-based operating systems.
1Password Beta for Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian and other Linux distributions
The backend of the 1Password Linux desktop application was created using the "most popular programming language" Rust and frontend using the popular React.js library.
In addition, the application also uses a secure, fast, and Rust-based encryption library that provides complete end-to-end encryption to cover both security data as well as expectations efficiency of Linux users.
Here are the features offered by the beta version of 1Password for Linux:
- Quick find and smart search suggestions
- Data extraction
- Beautiful UI
- Watchtower control panel
- System tray icon to remain unlocked while closed
- Unlock with a Linux user account, including biometrics
- Automatic selection of Dark Mode based on the GTK theme
1Password also has a free quote for one person or each member of a team open source. All you have to do is open a request in repo on GitHub of "1Password open source projects" and you will receive a free subscription to the 1Password team.
Finally, if you want to install 1Password on any of the Linux distros, go to the official 1Password For Linux Beta page. This will guide you through installing it application using package repositories apt or rpm for Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, as well as using the Snap store.
If your distribution does not support apt, rpm or snap, AppImage for 1Password is also available for download and use on other Linux distributions.
Of course, you should expect them to show up errors ή problems, as 1Password for Linux is still in beta. However, more features in 1Password await you in the final fix circulation scheduled for early next year.
If you can not wait that long, remember that you can also use 1Password X in Browser for a stable Linux experience.