Cyberithub

6 Easy Steps to Install LastPass CLI on Ubuntu 20.04

Advertisements

In this article, we will go through 6 Easy Steps to Install LastPass CLI on Ubuntu 20.04. LastPass is a free and open source utility to store secret password in an external vault. It provides an ability to Developers and programmers to integrate and use it from a shell or bash script. It also provides better security and convenience to add, modify and update secret entries in the vault. We will see the steps to install this utility on Ubuntu 20.04 server in great detail. More on lpass.

6 Easy Steps to Install LastPass CLI on Ubuntu 20.04

Steps to Install LastPass CLI on Ubuntu 20.04

Also Read: 6 Popular Steps to Install Stacer Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1: Prerequisites

a) You should have a running Ubuntu 20.04 Server.

b) You should have sudo or root access to run privileged commands.

c) You should have apt utility installed in your Server.

Step 2: Update Your Server

It is always recommended to update all your installed server packages first before installing any package. This will prevent any breakdown in system. You can update it by simply using apt update command as shown below. This will pull and install all the latest updates from all the enabled Ubuntu Repositories.

root@localhost:~# apt update
Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease
Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates InRelease
Hit:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-backports InRelease
Hit:4 https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/edge stable InRelease
Get:5 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security InRelease [114 kB]
Ign:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/oguzhaninan/stacer/ubuntu focal InRelease
Get:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/micahflee/ppa/ubuntu focal InRelease [17.5 kB]

 

Step 3: Install LastPass CLI

In the next step, you can install LastPass CLI package by using apt install lastpass-cli command as shown below. This will download and install the utility along with its dependencies from Ubuntu Repo.

Advertisements

NOTE:

Please note that here I am using root user to run all the below commands. You can use any user with sudo access to run all these commands. For more information Please check Step by Step: How to Add User to Sudoers to provide sudo access to the User.
root@localhost:~# apt install lastpass-cli
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
fonts-inter libdouble-conversion3 libpcre2-16-0 libqt5charts5 libqt5core5a libqt5dbus5 libqt5gui5 libqt5network5 libqt5svg5 libqt5widgets5
libxcb-xinerama0 libxcb-xinput0 qt5-gtk-platformtheme qttranslations5-l10n
Use 'apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
binutils binutils-common binutils-x86-64-linux-gnu libbinutils libctf-nobfd0 libctf0
Suggested packages:
binutils-doc xclip | xsel
The following NEW packages will be installed:
binutils binutils-common binutils-x86-64-linux-gnu lastpass-cli libbinutils libctf-nobfd0 libctf0
0 upgraded, 7 newly installed, 0 to remove and 184 not upgraded.
Need to get 2,477 kB of archives.
After this operation, 14.0 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y

 

Step 4: Check lpass version

After successful installation, you can check LassPass CLI utility version by using lpass --version command as shown below.

root@localhost:~# lpass --version
LastPass CLI v1.3.3.GIT

 

Step 5: Using lpass command

Now that we have verified the installation of LastPass CLI utility, let's use it to login to LastPass using our valid email ID. You need to use lpass login <email_id> syntax to login to LastPass.

root@localhost:~# lpass login user@example.com

 

Step 6: Uninstall LastPass CLI utility

Once you are done with LastPass CLI utility, you can simply remove it by using apt remove lastpass-cli command as shown below.

root@localhost:~# apt remove lastpass-cli
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
fonts-inter libdouble-conversion3 libpcre2-16-0 libqt5charts5 libqt5core5a libqt5dbus5 libqt5gui5 libqt5network5 libqt5svg5 libqt5widgets5
libxcb-xinerama0 libxcb-xinput0 qt5-gtk-platformtheme qttranslations5-l10n
Use 'apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
lastpass-cli
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 184 not upgraded.
After this operation, 243 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y
(Reading database ... 189080 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing lastpass-cli (1.3.3-3) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.9.1-1) ...

Leave a Comment