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I use 1Password which is available for OSX, iOS, Windows and Android and offers both requirements you've listed (random passwords and Dropbox syncing).
KeePass is a free, open source, and cross platform password manager, which has the benefit that your password file can be used on multiple devices (Linux, Windows, OSX, iOS and Android). I usually use DropBox to sync the password database between my devices. Unfortunately the official binary on OSX required an X Server, which made it awkward to use compared ...
Your Home-sharing password is your Apple ID password. It should exist in your keychain: Type Keychain Access in Spotlight. It should appear in the drop down menu. Open it. Select your Login Keychain Type in iTunes Store Password in the search bar of Keychain access. Double click it and tick "Show Password" If this appears: Type in your user ...
Updated answer: There is an Apple doc which shows the correct way of doing it. You was close. (I have not tried it myself) do shell script "rm -rf /$HOME/Downloads/*" user name "USERNAME" password "THEPASSWORD" with administrator privileges From the doc: How do I get administrator privileges for a command? Use the administrator privileges, user ...
If your mac is pre 2011 then removing a strip of ram and rebooting will clear the problem. I have done this with quite a few that I have installed new systems onto and it seems to work very well. Give it a try, what have you got to lose.
Resetting User Account Password (10.7 +) Boot into your Recovery Partition holding down Command + R at the startup chime Select "Terminal" from your "Utilities" Menu Bar Type the following command in: resetpassword From the window that appears, select your boot volume and the appropriate user account Type in the new password and confirm the new password ...
Okay, I just figured out what was wrong. I had actually disabled my daughter to change her password under parental control (ages ago when I've set it up). To undo that I had to SystemPreferences > ParentialControls > Other where I could untick the box "Disable changing the password".
Most probably your system has "saved" your iCloud log in information in you keyhain. Open it and type iCloud in the search.
Locko by BinaryNights Mac app is on sale for $0.99 iOS app is expected to be released soon Clean, OS X Yosemite influenced design Dropbox sync Description from the Mac App Store: Locko is a beautiful and easy-to-use password manager and file vault. You can store confidential information such as web logins, credit card data, computer accounts, ...
Andres's answer is good (Thank you!), and if the first attempt to repair doesn't work, you might have to run it a few times: verify repair verify repair and yes then it did reappear from 'greyed' to 'colour' disk on the side panel. For me to see it mounted, I had to unmount it, pull the USB out and replug it back in.
The security of your keychain depends upon two things. Who has access to your Mac both physically and to log in. How secure your password is. The first is quite easy to control. Don't let anyone you don't trust have an admin account on your Mac or have access to the backups and room where the Mac sits. If someone never gets a hold of your keychain ...
Maximum security if you’re that worried. Otherwise, just enable Lock when sleeping. I’m not that worried because to view the password in Keychain Items requires your account password.
OS X and iOS come with Keychain built-in. The passwords are automatically synced between your Mac and iOS device. You can access the passwords on both. I've used a number of the password managers mentioned in the comments, even the insanely overpriced 1Password, and, though some may have slightly slicker UIs than Keychain, nothing compares on iOS with ...
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