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cpm(1)								   User Commands							    cpm(1)

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. o 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: o csv o passwordsafe o pms SEE ALSO
gpg(1), ncurses(3) REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to <>. COPYRIGHT
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 <> Muenchener Strasse 12a 85253 Kleinberghofen Germany cpm 0.26 10 June 2011 cpm(1)
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