2FA code generator for GNOME
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Authenticator

Two-factor authentication code generator for GNOME. Created with love using Python and GTK+.

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Features

  • QR code scanner
  • Beautiful UI
  • Huge database of (290+) websites/applications

Installation

Flatpak

You can install the flatpak package of the application from Flathub using

flatpak install flathub com.github.bilelmoussaoui.Authenticator

Building from source code

Dependecies

  • Python 3.3+
  • Gtk 3.16+
  • meson 0.42+
  • ninja
  • pyotp
  • libsecret
  • python-gnupg
  • gnupg

Those dependencies are only used if you build the application with QR code scanner support

  • Pillow
  • pyzbar depends on zbar
    • libzbar-dev on Ubuntu
    • zbar on Arch

1 - Clone the repository

git clone https://github.com/bilelmoussaoui/Authenticator && cd ./Authenticator

2 - Install the dependencies

3 - Afterwards

meson builddir
sudo ninja -C builddir install

4 - You can run the application from the desktop file or from the terminal using

authenticator

Flags

  • --version Shows the version number of the application
  • --debug Enable the debug logs

Credits

  • Database for applications/websites from twofactorauth, by the 2factorauth team