Rwallet

Ruby based command line password wallet meant to be used in scripts

View the Project on GitHub eskatos/rwallet

rwallet

rwallet is a command line wallet written in ruby and implemented as a simple
cyphered key value store meant to be used in unix shell scripts.

versions

X.Y.Z
X increment denotes a wallet format change
Y increment denotes features changes
Z increment denotes bug fixes

install

Install the gem by running the following command in a directory containing the rwallet distribution:

gem install rwallet

This will install rwallet and its dependencies. After that you should be able to use the rwallet command.

rwallet use ezcrypto but unfortunately the ezcrypto gem does not trigger the openssl gem install, you'll have to install it manually

Here is the command line help output so you can see what are the rwallet features :

eskatos@codeartisans:~$ rwallet --help
rwallet-1.0.0 - rwallet is a command line wallet written in ruby and implemented
as a simple cyphered key value store meant to be used in unix shell scripts

Usage:  rwallet wallet_name command [OPTIONS..]

 Wallets are stored in /home/eskatos/.rwallet.

 Password and values are asked without echoing them and prompt is written to
 stderr to allow using output with redirections.

Available commands:
 create [algorithm]     Create a new wallet
 delete                 Delete a wallet
 put name [value]       Put a new key-value in a wallet
 get name               Get a value from a wallet
 remove name            Remove a key-value from a wallet

 Known algorithms are : blowfish, aes256 and des.
 Blowish is the default.

Examples (all using a 'foo' wallet)
 rwallet foo create aes256         Create an empty wallet named 'foo' using the aes256 algorithm
 rwallet foo delete                Delete the 'foo' wallet
 rwallet foo list                  List all entries from the 'foo' wallet
 rwallet foo put myKey myValue     Add a myKey entry in the 'foo' wallet with the provided value
 rwallet foo put aKey              Add an aKey entry in the 'foo' wallet, rwallet will ask for the value
 rwallet foo get aKey              Get the aKey entry from the 'foo' wallet
 rwallet foo remove myKey          Remove the myKey entry from the 'foo' wallet

Return status:
 0 if OK,
 1 is something went wrong

build

You need rspec to build rwallet.

Common rake tasks are : clean, gem, rdoc. A package task exists that produce a tar.gz distribution for manual installing or distribution packaging.