Use Snap to Install Bitwarden Password manager on Linux OS

Bitwarden open-source password manager is available in the SNAP repository to install on various operating systems such as Ubuntu, CentOS, Linux Mint, RedHat, Kali Linux, and more…

This free and open-source password manager is although available to users without any cost, however, the developers also provide some extra features at a very low cost. The premium version will include Bitwarden Authenticator (TOTP), 1 GB encrypted file storage; a Two-step login with YubiKey, U2F, Duo; Vault health reports, Unlimited Collections and shared Items; Priority Customer Support, and more.

Bitwarden install using snap on Linux

Here we will show how to easily install Bitwarden on Linux operating system using the SNAP package.

On Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 or earlier version

sudo apt install snapd

sudo snap install bitwarden

Bitwarden on RedHat

Redhat 8

sudo dnf install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm

Redhat 7 

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms"

The common command for both the versions

sudo yum update

sudo yum install snapd

sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket

sudo snap install bitwarden

CentOS

Install SNAP

sudo yum install epel-release
sudo yum update

sudo yum install snapd
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket

Install Bitwarden

sudo snap install bitwarden

Bitwarden install Manjaro Linux

Enable Snap first

sudo pacman -S snapd
sudo pacman -Syy
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

Now install the Bitwarden password manager

sudo snap install bitwarden

For Fedora

SNAP is already there in the official repository, just use the below command to install it over the Fedora Linux.

sudo dnf install snapd

sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
sudo snap install bitwarden

Arch Linux

Enable SNAPD support

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git
cd snapd
makepkg -si
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

Install Biotwarden on Arch Linux

sudo snap install bitwarden

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  1. marianc November 18, 2020

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