Rated 4.4 out of 5
4.4 Stars out of 5
- by Firefox user 14169441, 2 years agoRated 3 out of 5It might be useful to let people know somehow that if you're using OneDrive (and likely a few of the other 'cloud' options as well), you have to create a sharable link before the database file will be recognized... I spent HOURS trying to figure out how to get the file to be detected... but everything I've found is always about Google Drive...
Well here, hopefully someone will see this!
The app itself is clunky but gets the job done. Its not very pleasing to look at when interacting with it either... But oh well, again it gets the job done. It gives zero feedback to if anything is working in terms of linking a database file... You just tick a slider, it'll ask for your permission, and then..... nothing.... you have no way to know if it worked. No error if it doesn't, and no 'success!' when it works. You just gotta click up there on that tiny icon and wonder 'is it working?'.
Well, if you don't see your database file instantly up there, then no, its not working. So go check to make sure you have a shareable link with full permissions on it.... otherwise it apparently will never show up...Hello! Thanks for the review, particularly the complaint about feedback after authorization.
For anyone reading, the part about needing to to create a sharable link is mostly incorrect. You shouldn't need to do anything for tusk to recognize your keepass database other than name it ending with .kdbx
However, the collective experience is that the OneDrive API is very unreliable, to the point that I am considering removing support for OneDrive. Here's what happened:
Tusk: Hey OneDrive, do you have any files with with the extension kdbx?
* you shuffled some options around, inadvertently causing OneDrive to discover the file. It should have worked the first time.*
Tusk: Hey OneDrive, how about now?
OneDrive: Yes! Here they are.
I'll make a note of this, since apparently creating a sharable link causes stale indexes to get updated or something like that. Thanks again.
- by Firefox user 14092311, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5I'm giving it 5 stars, but with two minor crits.
One: you don't include sync.com as one of your cloud providers, which, given that they're probably one of the most secure options available (even they can't access your data) is a shame. I keep my kdbx file in my sync box, but I was still able to add it as a valid option by using the "local file" option. (Like most cloud options, they provide local file access).
And, having added that and my keyfiles, and entered the master password, I duly went hunting for a trial site to test it on. This is where you scored big time. I have been a Keefox user for a couple of years. Up until firefox went quantum and keefox went bananas and ditched the most important functionality in their plugin. I refer to the ability to use the extension simultaneously as bookmark database AND autofill ("Find and Fill" functionality).
If I want to login to one of my email accounts, I just want to type in email and get a reasonably short list of contenders, click on the one that matters, get taken to its login page and have the username and password fields completed automatically. Keefox stopped doing that and made it clear that they weren't even going to try to find a way to do it which would be compatible with the new Firefox environment. Their ludicrous suggestion was that I bookmark the relevant password protected sites. (I have over 800)
But you've done it. And what you've sacrificed to make that possible is entirely rational and makes much more sense than what they've done.
Setting up the username and password for an account is something you (generally) only do once for a given account. But you might visit that account thousands of times. Which would you rather lose - the automatic capture of credentials (a one off) or the automatic "find and fill" option which you'll need forever? It's a bleedin nobrainer!
The second criticism actually cost you a star, until I figured out my mistake and edited this review. You need to make the "remember" option slightly more obviously relevant to the PASSWORD DATABASE. I looked at it and ignored it, (assumed it was site specific instead of relating to the password file) after "find and fill" on my first test site. Went to another and the sodding password file was locked. That was because I'd left the "remember option" on "don't remember" instead of my preference (remember until browser exit).
Otherwise thumbs up
2 observations after a couple of days using it:
1 Displaying the Keyfile name is almost as bad as displaying the password in plaintext. Strongly suggest you hide that.
2 Can we have a way to store preferences (like the "Remember" option above)Hey there! There's a lot here to respond to, but I'm going to try.
1. Sync.com is completely impossible to support. They provide no developer APIs or authentication. It's a shame, but no amount of effort on my behalf will make sync.com work.
2. Making the remember password meaning more obvious is definitely a goal. Actually, a lot of the controls in Tusk need better explanation. I'm pretty much out of space to put anything else on that line, but a hover dialog or something in the wiki is needed... I agree with you there.
3. I disagree that showing the keyfile name is bad. KeeWeb, KeePassXC, and KeePass2Android all do this. The keyfile doesn't provide security by being "obscure", i.e. a secret file on your computer. It provides a second factor of security. You combine "something you know" (master password) with "something you have" (a keyfile) to get strong encryption. Google "security through obscurity" for a great discussion on this topic.
4. Do you mean exporting settings so you can move them between browsers? This would be a great feature, but right now there aren't very many settings to keep track of, so it isn't much of a burden to get set up how you want it. As the settings complexity grows, I imagine this will happen.
Thanks for the detailed feedback and review!
- by RomanK., 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5I moved from Chrome to Firefox and looked for keepass-less solution for on Firefox similar to CKP on Chrome.
Tusk just filled CKP's boots perfectly.
Maybe only one feature could be improved is to able keepass key file from cloud and not locally, but that is not critical for me as long as is database is available online.
In ideal world to be able to edit database, but that is also great for me as read only.
For me it was last and completing step from migrating from Chrome to Firefox, TY!!!
- by Oliver Rahner, 2 years agoRated 4 out of 5I've been using Kee for some months now but the implementation seems somewhat hacky, plus I had to have Keepass always open. When I read the description I loved the idea of direct cloud service connection and having WebDAV really is the swiss army knife interface to almost all self hosted services.
I really miss auto-fill-in (without any manual intervention) and one-click credential adding to the database though... IMHO no Keepass based plugin reaches the level of perfection of LastPass there...
EDIT: Sorry, read-only functionality is clearly stated... While I understand the impliciations for security, from my perspective the balance between security and usability is off here... updated to 4/5Thanks for the feedback. While these features are convenient for the user, they compromise the security of your extension and your personal security. Moreover, Tusk is documented as read-only and does not indicate that it is able to edit your database.
- by Firefox user 14042029, 2 years agoRated 4 out of 54 star but it will become 5 star if only i can use it...
Indeed to have a better security level my keepass database is saved in the cloud but it has'nt any extension (instead of the usual .kdbx); in that way non one can link the file to Keepass.
Tusk don't love this setup because don't recognize the file.
I don't think it will be a big problem to allow the manual selection of database file......
...so 5 stars can be incoming ;-)Hey there! Thanks for your review. For anyone reading in the future, I want to clarify that saving your keepass database with a different file extension to "hide" it doesn't increase your security and is actually kind of pointless. The reason is that while file "extensions" are a convenient way for the operating system to identify types of files, they are actually betrayed by their "magic numbers".
Because of the way every cloud storage provider implements their API, Tusk would need to be redesigned with a "file picker" rather than looking for kdbx extensions. This isn't something I'm likely to do.
- by Pierre-Adrien Buisson, 2 years agoRated 4 out of 5At first I was not entirely sure of everything I did, but I quickly found my way around, and must say this addon + MacPass is an interesting alternative to well-known cloud-based password managers. It might be a bit more user friendly (being able to write new passwords/updated passwords from the browser would be excellent, particularly, and avoid the pain of manually reopening the password file and creating/updating the proper entry) and is not yet 100% out-of-the-way, but it's really close. I really appreciate the addon and I think there's still room for important features. However, the existing feature set is already really interesting and works really well.
- by Firefox user 14006896, 2 years agoRated 4 out of 5Works perfectly
Only 4 stars because I would like to use shortcuts to fill my form
- by Firefox user 14005669, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5One of my "required" add-ons. Although it seems to be broken on Ubuntu 18.04 with Firefox 59, It works flawlessly in Chrome.
Get it nowThank you! I'm looking into the ubuntu 18.04 issue and will hopefully be out with a fix soon.
EDIT: Documented in https://github.com/subdavis/Tusk/issues/146 and due to ibus/ibus bug
The pop-up can be accessed in a normal tab.
1. Navigate to about:addons in Firefox
2. Click preferences next to Tusk
3. In the address bar, change options.html to be popup.html
You can bookmark this page for quick access.
- by gingerman, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5Worked like a charm, but then I imported the same local db and key file on fresh firefox and ubuntu 18.04, clicked tusk icon and got the message 'unlocking...' and then it's over. never got to the menu to even enter the password. Dev is very responsive on git so keep it up!
- by Firefox user 13982396, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5Best solution I have come across. Password not stored indefinitely, allows sharing links from nextcloud to only the encrypted database, handles the odder sign in systems (google) where autofill failed and, best of all, a simple good looking UI capable of all but deep entry editing.
- by Firefox user 13932668, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5Brilliant! Easy-to-use. Just a bit of a lag to reopen the database on each invocation but not really annoying. Could probably speed it up by working with a local copy instead of cloud-based version.
Any chance of a form filler too (addresses, credit cards, etc)? :-) Echo other reviews requesting ability to write to the database too. e.g. automatically recognize when a new site is used, offer to generate and save password.
I'd be happy to pay an annual subscription fee and contribute to the project to ensure ongoing support and development and to ensure that it remains secure, ad-free and open-source (?)
- by Firefox user 13664140, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5I was looking for an alternative to KeePassXC-Browser and found Keepass Tusk! Perfect to avoid opening KeepassXC each time I want to fill passwords. Morevoer Keepass Tusk works flawlessly contrary to KeePassXC-Brower which requires to connect again and again.
- by shikhanshu, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5If there's only one extension you'd want to install on Firefox or Chrome, it will be this. I cannot imagine life without it and it is absolutely perfect at what it sets out to do.
- by Firefox user 13884443, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5UPDATE: The developers comments below are correct, I did confuse the keyfile with the database - I don't even use a keyfile for my database. Thanks for clearing that up. Five stars!Original reply:
Hey there! I just want to let you and future readers know that database corruption with Tusk is completely impossible.
The reviewer above simply got their keyfile and database mixed up. When tusk tried to decrypt their database, either they tried to decrypt their keyfile instead of their database or tried to use their database as a keyfile.
Your keyfile goes in the "manage keyfile" tab.
Your database goes in the "manage databases" tab.
Please be aware that Tusk cannot under any circumstances corrupt your keepass db. It does not have write access to any cloud providers or direct filesystem access, and cannot modify your keepass db in any way. You should always keep a backup anyway, but Tusk never requests write permissions to any third party storage.
Thanks for updating your review!! Most people never bother doing that :D
- by Taz, 2 years agoRated 5 out of 5Thank you so much for bringing this to Firefox! Proper Keepass support was the only reason I was still using Chrome and could't use Firefox as my default browser.