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LessPass stateless password generator

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LessPass command-line interface (CLI)


python3 -m pip install --user lesspass # 3.6, 3.8+



LessPass is a stateless password manager.

positional arguments:
  site                  site used in the password generation (required)
  login                 login used in the password generation. Default to ''.
  master_password       master password used in password generation. Default to LESSPASS_MASTER_PASSWORD env variable or prompt.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -v, --version         show program's version number and exit
  -L [5-35], --length [5-35]
                        password length (default: 16, min: 5, max: 35)
  -C COUNTER, --counter COUNTER
                        password counter (default: 1)
  -p, --prompt          prompt for values interactively
  -c, --copy            copy the password to clipboard
  --exclude EXCLUDE     exclude char from generated password
  --no-fingerprint      hide visual fingerprint of the master password when you type
  --save [SAVE_PATH]    [beta] Save your password profiles. /!\ File not encrypted. Use carefully. (default: ~/.config/lesspass/profiles.json)
  --load LOAD_PATH      [beta] Load your password profiles file
  --url URL             [beta] LessPass Database URL used by --save and --load command
  -l, --lowercase       add lowercase in password
  --no-lowercase        remove lowercase from password
  -u, --uppercase       add uppercase in password
  --no-uppercase        remove uppercase from password
  -d, --digits          add digits in password
  --no-digits           remove digits from password
  -s, --symbols         add symbols in password
  --no-symbols          remove symbols from password


no symbols

lesspass site login masterpassword --no-symbols

no symbols shortcut

lesspass site login masterpassword -lud

only digits and length of 8

lesspass site login masterpassword -d -L8

master password in env variable

LESSPASS_MASTER_PASSWORD="masterpassword" lesspass site login


This project is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPLv3.

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