A secret storage manager

himitsud(1) General Commands Manual himitsud(1)

himitsud - Himitsu key ring daemon

himitsud [-D]

The himitsud command runs the Himitsu key ring daemon. It creates a socket at $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR/himitsu which accepts commands using the himitsu-ipc(5) protocol. Users will generally use hiq(1) or other clients to interact with it.

The user must have initialized a key store with himitsu-init(1) before running the daemon.

For a general introduction to Himitsu, see himitsu(7).

The following options are recognized by himitsud:


Daemonize (fork) the himitsud process after startup.

himitsu(7), himitsu-init(1), hiq(1), himitsu.ini(5), himitsu-ipc(5), himitsu-prompter(5)

Maintained by Drew DeVault <sir@cmpwn.com>, who is assited by other contributors. Up-to-date source code can be found at https://git.sr.ht/~sircmpwn/himitsu, and bugs/patches can be submitted by email to ~sircmpwn/himitsu-devel@lists.sr.ht.