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A secret manager backed by Keybase and KBFS.

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Warning: KBSecret is currently maintained on a best-effort basis. PRs are strongly preferred over new issues.

KBSecret is a command line utility and library for managing secrets.

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Hacking on KBSecret

Want to hack on KBSecret? Here's how you can get started:

$ git clone [email protected]:kbsecret/kbsecret.git && cd kbsecret
$ bundle install --path vendor/bundle
$ bundle exec ./bin/kbsecret help

Manual Pages

KBSecret's manual pages can be found online here.

If you'd like to generate the roff versions for

, you'll need
$ bundle exec make man
$ cp man/*.1 ${YOUR_MAN_DIR}

Shell Completion

KBSecret provides shell completion functions for bash, zsh, and fish.

To generate the completions for Bash:

$ bundle exec make bash
$ # or, if you have additional commands that support --introspect-flags:
$ CMDS='foo bar baz' bundle exec make bash
$ cp completions/kbsecret.bash ${YOUR_COMPLETION_DIR}

To use the completions for zsh, add the completions directory to your

or copy the
file to any of the directories in it.

To use the fish completions, copy

to your

Please feel free to contribute completion scripts for other shells!


See "help wanted" on the issue tracker.

If you have an idea for a new feature, please suggest it! Pull requests are also welcome.

Community and Help

If you'd like help or would just like to chat about KBSecret's development, please join us in

on Freenode.

We also have a Keybase team. Please let us know on IRC if you'd like to be added to it.


KBSecret is licensed under the MIT License.

KBSecret's logo was created by Arathnim.

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