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Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 09:52:07 +0000
From: kc atgb <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: gnome keyring password length limit

Le , Solar Designer a écrit :
> Hello K. C.,
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2019 at 05:50:21PM +0000, kc atgb wrote:
>> I'm not sure to be on the right place. Please let me know if it is not
>> the case. I'm am using john 1.8.0-jumbo-1 on debian 8.7.
>> I'm trying to recover the passphrase for one of my gnome keyrings
>> without success. It is a long passphrase and I remember it a 95%. I 
>> have
>> done some rules to generate the passwords to my needing.
>> In my tests, I discovered that john won't get my password if this
>> password is longer than 15 caracters and that explain that I can't
>> recover mine for sure.
>> Is there any way to bypass this limit ? Any option ? Another method ?
> Please upgrade to the current bleeding-jumbo off GitHub.  I've just
> checked that there was indeed a limit of 15 for this format in
> 1.8.0-jumbo-1 (which is now 4 years old), and it's increased to 125 in
> the current code.  Additionally, even in 1.8.0-jumbo-1 there was a
> higher limit in the OpenCL version of this format, so you could also 
> use
> that (ideally on a GPU) - but even then upgrading to the current code 
> is
> highly preferable.
> I hope this helps.
> Alexander


I downloaded the files from github and took the last release. I knew 
that would not be the more recent files but I don't think that would for 
years old. Gloups.

I'll try with the current and let you know.

Fingers crossed :x


K. C.

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