How to install Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will learn How to install Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04. Buttercup is an open source and free password manager app used to safely store all your passwords. In your busy life, you need to remember many passwords. We are very useful to do some required work, such as we need to login to a bank transaction, log in for ATM authentication, your personal computer and many more. It is a cross-platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.

How to install Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04

How to install Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04

Follow the below steps to install buttercup password manager in Ubuntu 18.04:

Before starting the installation of Buttercup Password Manager App, update the package and repository of Ubuntu 18.04 using the command given below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic InRelease
Err:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic Release
Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs
Hit:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/alessandro-strada/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Ign:4 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Hit:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/alexx2000/doublecmd/ubuntu bionic InRelease

After updating the packages & repositories now we have to download the Buttercup Password Manager from its official website. Hence to download the same use the below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ wget https://github.com/buttercup/buttercup-desktop/releases/download/v1.15.0/buttercup-desktop_1.15.0_amd64.deb
--2019-03-05 21:37:39-- https://github.com/buttercup/buttercup-desktop/releases/download/v1.15.0/buttercup-desktop_1.15.0_amd64.deb
Resolving github.com (github.com)... 192.30.253.113, 192.30.253.112
Connecting to github.com (github.com)|192.30.253.113|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: https://github-production-release-asset-2e65be.s3.amazonaws.com/42370929/cacf2280-2f12-11e9-807c-b9525287e74c?X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=AKIAIWNJYAX4CSVEH53A%2F20190305%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20190305T160741Z&X-Amz-Expires=300&X-Amz-Signature=f83a5bca92e6794d7f05e7485ef812c75d8ca51e36c2e87ab20997510b32f10a&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&actor_id=0&response-content-disposition=attachment%3B%20filename%3Dbuttercup-desktop_1.15.0_amd64.deb&response-content-type=application%2Foctet-stream [following]
--2019-03-05 21:37:41-- https://github-production-release-asset-2e65be.s3.amazonaws.com/42370929/cacf2280-2f12-11e9-807c-b9525287e74c?X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=AKIAIWNJYAX4CSVEH53A%2F20190305%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20190305T160741Z&X-Amz-Expires=300&X-Amz-Signature=f83a5bca92e6794d7f05e7485ef812c75d8ca51e36c2e87ab20997510b32f10a&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&actor_id=0&response-content-disposition=attachment%3B%20filename%3Dbuttercup-desktop_1.15.0_amd64.deb&response-content-type=application%2Foctet-stream
Resolving github-production-release-asset-2e65be.s3.amazonaws.com (github-production-release-asset-2e65be.s3.amazonaws.com)... 52.216.80.8
Connecting to github-production-release-asset-2e65be.s3.amazonaws.com (github-production-release-asset-2e65be.s3.amazonaws.com)|52.216.80.8|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 47720082 (46M) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: ‘buttercup-desktop_1.15.0_amd64.deb’

buttercup-desktop_1 100%[===================>] 45.51M 1.28MB/s in 26s

2019-03-05 21:38:08 (1.77 MB/s) - ‘buttercup-desktop_1.15.0_amd64.deb’ saved [47720082/47720082]

As you can see below I have already downloaded the Buttercup Password Manager .deb package. Refer to the output below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ ls -l buttercup-desktop_1.15.0_amd64.deb
-rw-r--r-- 1 itsmarttricks itsmarttricks 47720082 Feb 13 01:39 buttercup-desktop_1.15.0_amd64.deb

Now we are ready to install Buttercup Password Manager package. So let’s go ahead and install the same using below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -i buttercup-desktop_1.15.0_amd64.deb
Selecting previously unselected package buttercup-desktop.
(Reading database ... 194707 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack buttercup-desktop_1.15.0_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking buttercup-desktop (1.15.0) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of buttercup-desktop:
buttercup-desktop depends on gconf2; however:
Package gconf2 is not installed.
buttercup-desktop depends on gconf-service; however:
Package gconf-service is not installed.
buttercup-desktop depends on libappindicator1; however:
Package libappindicator1 is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package buttercup-desktop (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
buttercup-desktop

As you can see above we have successfully installed the Buttercup Password Manager package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l buttercup-desktop
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
iU buttercup-desk 1.15.0 amd64 Free and Open Source Password Vau

You can open the Buttercup Password Manager application graphically using Search your Ubuntu Applications box. Refer to the snapshot below.

How to install Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04

Buttercup Password Manager

After opening the Buttercup password manager application for the first time you will find the screen below. Just click here on the add archive. Then select New archive file.

How to install Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04

Add Archive

Now you have to give a name for your new collection and set a path where you want to store your password database. See snapshot below.

How to install Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04

Archive Path

Now set your password for buttercup Password Manager App Authentication.

password

Set Password

Confirm the password.

How to install Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04

Confirm Password

Now to add a password in buttercup password manager will have to click on the add entry. See snapshot below.

How to install Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04

Add Password Entry

Also Read- How to install KeePass2 Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04

How To Uninstall Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04?

For any reasons, if you don’t like Buttercup Password Manager and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -r buttercup-desktop
(Reading database ... 194787 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing buttercup-desktop (1.15.0) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.2) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...

That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to install Buttercup Password Manager in Ubuntu 18.04. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

Mangesh Dhulap

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