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1Password & Windows: Access Using Dropbox


HOW TO access 1Password passwords on Windows? (I had no idea it was this easy.) This tip uses Dropbox, a multi-platform file syncing app. The only problem is that the access is read-only. But it's better than nothing. In 1Password (on your mac), select the Agile Keychain to be saved in your dropbox folder (I […]

How To Speak HTTP To .htaccess Login


The raw HTTP to access a directory that is protected with .htaccess: Authorization: BASIC <base64encoded_user_pass> Where base64encoded_user_pass is a base64 encoded string from a string "username:password". With imaginative username my_username and password my_password, i.e. "my_username:my_password", the result is Authorization: BASIC bXlfdXNlcm5hbWU6bXlfcGFzc3dvcmQ= (You may want to use some online tools, like opinionatedgeek's Base 64 Encoder.) And, […]