The popular password management service 1Password is now officially available for Linux users as native software.
In the official announcement blog post, 1Password author Dave Teare stated that Linux support was the single most requested feature from 1Password users leading up to now. Teare says that this is due to the robust functionality that only a native OS-level app can provide even when compared to a robust web browser-based application.
1Password for Linux features the following:
• Automatic Dark Mode selection based on your GTK theme
• Open network locations (FTP, SSH, SMB)
• Integration with GNOME, KDE, and your favorite window manager
• System tray icon support for staying unlocked while closed
• Open and fill in your default browser
• X11 clipboard integration and clearing
• GNOME Keyring and KDE Wallet support
• Kernel keyring integration
• DBUS API support
• Command line API
• Integration with system lock and idle services
Though the above features are exclusive to Linux, these other new features that accompany the Linux release will also be coming to Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android releases of 1Password as well:
• Secure file attachments
• Item archiving and deletion features for better document organization
• Watchtower Dashboard to monitor and evaluate your password security health
• New sharing details to see who has access to what
• Quick Find and intelligent search suggestions
• A new look and feel based on a new design language
1Password for Linux is written in , which means that it can take advantage of Rust security features such as ring. The new user interface is built using in order to ensure compatibility with as many Linux distros as possible. As of now, the following operating systems and app stores are officially supported:
More information on how to set up 1Password for Linux can be found on the official 1Password support website.