Self-host a password manager on OpenBSD

I’ve been using Rubywarden to store and access my passwords¬†from OpenBSD workstations and iOS toys. But recent redondant failures from the iOS App and rubywarden not being maintained anymore led to the need for a new solution.

I was investing on pass+pgp+git but it was quite complex. Following a toot from Solene@, I tried KeePassXC and it does cover my requirements:

  • Access and manage passwords from iOS devices ;
  • Filling credentials in iOS apps ;
  • Accessible and manageable from an OpenBSD and MacOS workstation.

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A Big Sur look for WindowMaker on OpenBSD

A rainy day leads to an attempt to give a 2020 look to some old 90s software I love: a macos Big Sur look for WindowMaker. Obviously running on OpenBSD here but this is not mandatory.

A mesh VPN using OpenBSD and WireGuard

WireGuard is a new coming to OpenBSD 6.8 and it looks like a simple and efficient way to connect computers.

I own a few VPS (hello Vultr, hello OpenBSD.amsterdam) that tend to be connected through filtered public services and/or SSH tunnels. And that’s neither efficient nor easy to manage. Here comes the wg(4) era where all those peers will communicate with a bit more privacy and ease of management. Continue reading “A mesh VPN using OpenBSD and WireGuard”

Switching Xorg keyboard layout on OpenBSD

I own laptops with a French keyboard. And when my Cloud servers reboot for maintenance, I have to enter their FDE passphrase. This is done by some VNC-like stuff that don’t work well with non-US layout keyboard.

Here’s a few minimalistic options to switch keyboard layout on OpenBSD.

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