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> Addition of KeePassX (keepassx), How I installed keepassx on SL 6
 Posted: May 16 2012, 09:58 PM
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This is how I installed KeePassX to my Scientific Linux 6 system.

The essence of the installation is to provide qmake from the QT world in order to create a make file.

It is possible I could have already had other prerequisite packages in place.
It is possible some of the packages I installed were not really necessary.
It should have been possible to use yum, but I chose not to.

I used System -> Administration -> Add/Remove Software to add these (and I accepted all suggested requisite packages for each of these):

At this point I could not find qmake (which qmake).
The next two may have been superfluous, but I added them hoping the prerequisites for them would include qmake:
After adding the above, I discovered (updatedb; locate qmake) /usr/bin/qmake-qt4 and it was a link to /usr/lib/qt4/bin/qmake-qt4.
There I also found a qmake which had no diffs from qmake-at4. So I added a soft link from /usr/lib/qt4/bin/qmake to /usr/bin/qmake (ln -s /usr/lib/qt4/bin/qmake /usr/bin/qmake)

I downloaded the latest keepassx binary package. In my case it was keepassx-0.4.3.tar.gz

As root I then
moved that download file to /usr/local/src and cd's there.
tar xzf keepassx-0.4.3.tar.gz
cd keepassx-0.4.3
qmake -makefile (that might have been done as qmake-qt4 -makefile)
make install

At that point I found Applications -> Accessories -> KeePassX.
I (optionally) did of a drag of the icon to my panel.
It ran from the panel.

I did an scp of my current database file from my other computer.
I used the running KeePassX to create a new .keepassx directory during a Save Database As... operation and I saved my database to that new directory.
I removed the database file from my home directory.

It is working fine.

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 Posted: May 16 2012, 11:22 PM
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KeePassx is also available in the PUIAS EL6 repo, as rpm:

Of course some people might prefer to build security sensitive software from source for trust reasons.

My personal SL6 repository, specialized in audio/video software:
(can be used together with EPEL and ELRepo repositories) - repository mirror:
 Posted: Feb 27 2014, 07:19 PM
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Hi -

I just downloaded and installed that RPM. When I launch keepassx I get the following errors:

[richard@localhost ~]$ keepassx
QGtkStyle was unable to detect the current GTK+ theme.
Segmentation fault
[richard@localhost ~]$

I can't seem to get around this. I'm running a very default version of SL 6.5 (6.4 with all updates installed).

Any idea on a way to get this working?

 Posted: Feb 27 2014, 07:23 PM
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Update - after trying everything I did the following:

1. Run qtconfig-q4
2. Select "Cleanlooks" in the GUI Style dropdown.
3. Save

That seemed to resolve. No idea why...

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 Posted: Feb 28 2014, 06:28 AM
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I had the same problem in my test VM and resolved it. Thanks.
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