Downloads:

2,050

Downloads of v 1.2.1.20210104:

199

Last Update:

04 Jan 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Murray Grant

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KeePass Plugin Readable Passphrase Generator

1.2.1.20210104 | Updated: 04 Jan 2021

Downloads:

2,050

Downloads of v 1.2.1.20210104:

199

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Murray Grant

KeePass Plugin Readable Passphrase Generator 1.2.1.20210104

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Details

To install KeePass Plugin Readable Passphrase Generator, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade KeePass Plugin Readable Passphrase Generator, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall KeePass Plugin Readable Passphrase Generator, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade keepass-plugin-readablepassphrasegen -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade keepass-plugin-readablepassphrasegen -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure keepass-plugin-readablepassphrasegen installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: keepass-plugin-readablepassphrasegen
    state: present
    version: 1.2.1.20210104
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...


chocolatey_package 'keepass-plugin-readablepassphrasegen' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.2.1.20210104'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: keepass-plugin-readablepassphrasegen,
    Version: 1.2.1.20210104,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller keepass-plugin-readablepassphrasegen
{
   Name     = 'keepass-plugin-readablepassphrasegen'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.2.1.20210104'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'keepass-plugin-readablepassphrasegen':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.2.1.20210104',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install keepass-plugin-readablepassphrasegen version="1.2.1.20210104" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 08 Jan 2021.

Description

The Readable Passphrase Generator generates passphrases which are (mostly) grammatically correct but nonsensical. These are easy to remember (for humans) but difficult to guess (for humans and computers).

Why use it?

Because you can make passphrases which are as strong as traditional "strong" passwords (8 letters long, upper, lower, numbers, etc) which you can memorise in 5 minutes instead of 5 days. (And its fun to read the phrases it generates!)

Use this passphrase to protect:

  • Your KeePass, 1Password, LastPass or favourite password manager database.
  • You computer login at home or work.
  • Your eBay, Facebook, Google, OpenID or other high value account.
  • Your Internet banking account.

Some examples passphrases:

  • a wound rebuffs an incline
  • the statesman will burgle amidst lucid sunlamps
  • plaid foresails repel ashamedly upon the birdbath
  • 234 readers affably build the untouched athlete
  • Sydney reasoned "an edible sleeve fumbles the argumentative float"

We're told the best password is at least 8 characters 12 characters long, contains upper and lower case letters, numbers and punctuation symbols. Unfortunately, this makes the "best" password something which looks like gibberish and is, frankly, quite hard for ordinary people to remember.

Perhaps something like: 3h4o.%\vJACj

I used to generate 12-16 character passwords like this and memorise them. It would commonly take up to two weeks of typing them in multiple times per day. All told, I've memorised perhaps 10 of these in my life. They get used for my KeePass database, Windows logons (at work and home) and Truecrypt volume, but nothing else because I can't afford to memorise any more (lest I memorise a password and my address falls out of my brain!).

That is all too hard!

So we resort to taking a some word from the dictionary, capitalise a few letters, turn an o into a 0 and stick some punctuation at the end: like our friend Tr0ubador. Only problem is, while that is easy to remember (well, easier according to XKCD), its also trivially easy for a computer to guess.

I memorised the statesman will burgle amidst lucid sunlamps after typing it twice. And, even if some evil hacker knows my dictionary (which it will, because its included with this project), that passphrase is still equivalent to an 11 letter password with upper, lower, numbers and symbols (using the 13k word dictionary from version 0.13).

Much, much easier, I think. (So does my wife!)

NOTE: This is an automatically updated package. If you find it is out of date by more than a week, please contact the maintainer(s) and let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.


tools\.skipAutoUninstaller
 
tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$pluginFilename = 'ReadablePassphrase.plgx'
$pluginSourcePath = Join-Path -Path $toolsDir -ChildPath $pluginFilename

$packageSearch = 'KeePass Password Safe*'
$installPath = ''

Write-Verbose "Searching for Keepass install location."
if ([array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageSearch) {
    $installPath = $key.InstallLocation
}

if ([string]::IsNullOrEmpty($installPath)) {
    Write-Verbose "Searching '$env:ChocolateyBinRoot' for portable install..."
    $portPath = Join-Path -Path $env:ChocolateyBinRoot -ChildPath "keepass"
    $installPath = Get-ChildItem -Directory "$portPath*" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
}

if ([string]::IsNullOrEmpty($installPath)) {
    Write-Verbose "Searching '$env:Path' for unregistered install..."
    $installFullName = Get-Command -Name keepass -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    if ($installFullName) {
        $installPath = Split-Path $installFullName.Path -Parent
    }
}

if ([string]::IsNullOrEmpty($installPath)) {
    throw "$($packageSearch) not found."
}
else {
    Write-Verbose "Found Keepass install location at '$installPath'."
}

$pluginDestinationPath = Join-Path (Join-Path -Path $installPath -ChildPath 'Plugins') -ChildPath $pluginFilename
Copy-Item -Path $pluginSourcePath -Destination $pluginDestinationPath -Force

if (Get-Process -Name 'KeePass' -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) {
    Write-Warning "Keepass is currently running. '$($env:ChocolateyPackageName)' will be available at next restart."
}
else {
    Write-Host "'$($env:ChocolateyPackageName)' will be loaded the next time KeePass is started."
}
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$pluginFilename = 'ReadablePassphrase.plgx'

$packageSearch = 'KeePass Password Safe*'
$installPath = ''

Write-Verbose "Searching for Keepass install location."
if ([array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageSearch) {
    $installPath = $key.InstallLocation
}

if ([string]::IsNullOrEmpty($installPath)) {
    Write-Verbose "Searching '$env:ChocolateyBinRoot' for portable install..."
    $portPath = Join-Path -Path $env:ChocolateyBinRoot -ChildPath "keepass"
    $installPath = Get-ChildItem -Directory "$portPath*" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
}

if ([string]::IsNullOrEmpty($installPath)) {
    Write-Verbose "Searching '$env:Path' for unregistered install..."
    $installFullName = Get-Command -Name keepass -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    if ($installFullName) {
        $installPath = Split-Path $installFullName.Path -Parent
    }
}

if ([string]::IsNullOrEmpty($installPath)) {
    throw "$($packageSearch) not found."
}
else {
    Write-Verbose "Found Keepass install location at '$installPath'."
}

$pluginPath = Join-Path -Path $installPath -ChildPath 'Plugins'
Remove-Item -Path (Join-Path -Path $pluginPath -ChildPath $pluginFilename) -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
tools\LICENSE.txt
From: https://github.com/ligos/readablepassphrasegenerator/blob/release-1.2.1/LICENSE.txt

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tools\ReadablePassphrase.plgx
 
tools\VERIFICATION.txt
VERIFICATION

To verify the files:

1. Please go to the project releases location - https://github.com/ligos/readablepassphrasegenerator/releases - and download the correct version of the plugin (PLGX) file;
2. Use Get-FileHash -Path <FILE TO VERIFY> to get the file hash value from both the official release (downloaded in step 1 above) and the file from the package and compare them;

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
KeePass Plugin Readable Passphrase Generator 1.2.1 788 Monday, June 15, 2020 Approved
KeePass Plugin Readable Passphrase Generator 1.1.2 925 Saturday, July 21, 2018 Approved
KeePass Plugin Readable Passphrase Generator 1.1.1 138 Saturday, July 14, 2018 Approved

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