Secrets management for Flatpak applications

At this year’s GUADEC, I talked about how Flatpak applications could manage user secrets such as passwords. It has now been summarized as an article on opensource.com:

TL;DR, the points are:

  • If your app is using libsecret and you are willing to avoid unnecessary exposure of D-Bus Secret Service API to Flatpak sandboxes, we recommend to stick with (or port to) the simple API of libsecret
  • libsecret and co. are still maintained and your help is greatly appreciated! :-)

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