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cpm - Console Password Manager

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NAME

cpm - Console Password Manager

SYNOPSIS

cpm [--config FILE] [--configtest] [--encoding] [--file FILE] [--help]
  [ --key KEY] [--noencryption] [--readonly] [--security] [--testrun TYPE]
  [ --version] [PATH]

DESCRIPTION

Keep a password database safe and encrypted.
--config, -c
configuration file to use [~/.cpmrc]
--configtest
verify the configuration file and exit
--debuglevel
debuglevel (0=off, 1 - 99)
--encoding, -e
the encoding in which keyboard input arrives [ISO-8859-1]
--environment
list the environment after cleanup
--file, -f
database file to use [~/.cpmdb]
--help, -h
display this help
--key
overwrite the default encryption keys and use this key instead; repeat for several keys
--noencryption
turn off file encryption WARNING: THIS IS FOR DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING ONLY!
--readonly, -r
open the database in read-only mode
--security, -s
run a security check and show the current security status
--testrun
run one of the testmodes
backup
run test on the backupfile creation
compress[1-6]
run compression test 1-6
decrypt
run test on the decryption code
encrypt
run test on the encryption code
environment
run test on the environment validation
garbage
run test on garbage input files
searchpattern
run test on the search patterns This only works when the application has been compiled with the compiler flag -DTEST_OPTION.
--version
display the version and exit
PATH
path to display the password for

KEYS

The following keys launch commands in the GUI of cpm:
* ^A
add a new node to the current node.
* ^D
delete the currently selected node and all its subnodes.
* ^E
edit the currently selected node.
* ^H
show the help screen.
* ^K
edit the currently used encryption keys.
* ^N
edit the name of the current level.
* ^O
edit the comment of the selected node.
* ^P
edit the current node and suggest a password.
* ^W
write the database to disk.

ENVIRONMENT

The following environment variables are used by the application:
* GNUPGHOME
If set directory used instead of "~/.gnupg".
* GPG_AGENT_INFO
Used to locate the gpg-agent
* HOME
Used to locate the default home directory.
* LANG
Used to determine the user's language.
* COLUMNS
Used to size some displays to the full size of the screen.
* LINES
Used to size some displays to the full size of the screen.
NCURSES_NO_UTF8_ACS Used to configure terminal behaviour with special charaters, see ncurses(3).
* TERMCAP
Terminal settings of the currently used terminal.
* TERM
Terminal settings of the currently used terminal.
All other variables are discarded at program startup.

IMPORT

The data import utilities are installed in /usr/share/ cpm and the following formats can be imported:
csv
passwordsafe
pms

SEE ALSO

gpg(1), ncurses(3)

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <harry_b@mm.st>. Copyright (C) 2005-2009 Harry Brueckner
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
Contact: Harry Brueckner <harry_b@mm.st> Muenchener Strasse 12a 85253 Kleinberghofen Germany
06 December 2016 cpm 0.32