This short tutorial shows how to install 1Password on Ubuntu 18.04, 20.04. LTS.

1Password is officially available as a native app in Linux. The app was entered into beta last year, but was not stable enough to be used in Linux. Now, finish it!

You can install 1 password in Linux including Ubuntu and the steps below show you how to do this with Ubuntu Desktop.

1Password is a password manager that provides the easiest and secure way to share logins, passwords, credit cards, and more across multiple devices when you install them.

It is cross-platform, meaning it works on Windows, MacOS and Linux systems, including Ubuntu. When installing on your device, you should be able to log into sites and fill out forms securely with one click.


Most different, 1Password comes with the following features:

  • Automatic dark mode selection based on your GTK theme
  • Open Network Locations (FTP, SSH, SMB)
  • Integration with GNOME, KDE and other window managers
  • System tray icon
  • Open your default browser and fill
  • GNOME keyring and KDE wallet support
  • Kernel keyring integration
  • DBUS API Support
  • Integration with system lock and idle services

To get started with installing 1 password in Ubuntu follow the steps given below:

Option 1: Install from DEB file

The fastest way to install 1 password in Ubuntu desktop is its official DEB file. From your Ubuntu desktop, click on the link below from your web browser.

This will launch the installer in Ubuntu. When prompted, select save file As shown in the image below

By default, files are downloaded to the Downloads folder of your home directory. Use the file manager to browse to the download folder.

In the Downloads folder, right-click on downloaded and select Open with software install As shown above.

He will launch the Ubuntu App Center. Click install to begin the installation.

You should be prompted for an account administrator password. Confirm and complete the installation.

After installing, go toE-activities overview dashboard, Find 1 password and choose to open.

What should he do!

Option 2: Install from repository

Another way to install 1Password is to use the command line and install the app from its official repository. To do this, use the steps below.

First install curl by running the following command:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install curl

Next, add 1 password repository key to Ubuntu add

curl -sS | sudo gpg --dearmor --output /usr/share/keyrings/1password-archive-keyring.gpg

Then create a repository file.

echo 'deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/1password-archive-keyring.gpg] stable main' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/1password.list

To verify the package signatures and ensure that they are authentic, add the following lines:

sudo mkdir -p /etc/debsig/policies/AC2D62742012EA22/

curl -sS | sudo tee /etc/debsig/policies/AC2D62742012EA22/1password.pol


sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/debsig/keyrings/AC2D62742012EA22

curl -sS | sudo gpg --dearmor --output /usr/share/debsig/keyrings/AC2D62742012EA22/debsig.gpg

Finally, run the following command to update and install 1Password

sudo apt update
sudo apt install 1password

What should he do!


In this post you are shown how to install 1Password on Ubuntu 18.04  20.04.

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