Add support for custom URLs available through `bw config server` Simplify reading and setting an option through a DWIM function.
Bitwarden.el is a Bitwarden porcelain for Emacs. It aims to be a complete text-based interface for the Bitwarden CLI.
Most of its public function are transient functions from the transient library to provide the user an easy-to-use interface with most of its options exposed.
This package is still very much a work in progress. Use at your own risks.
A couple of options are available for installing bitwarden.el.
The first one is to clone the repository in your
load-path and add the
following to your
.emacs or your
In my case, I prefer using
(use-package bitwarden :ensure t :defer t :straight (bitwarden :type git :host nil :repo "https://labs.phundrak.com/phundrak/bitwarden.el"))
I personally also added
:build t in the straight recipe to ensure
Emacs compiles my package, both to
.eln files (I am on Emacs
feature/native-comp got merged into
There is probably a similar way to install it with pure
quelpa, but I’m not knowledgable enough for that, feel free to create
a PR to add some more installation instructions!
There is currently no plans of making this package available on MELPA or non-gnu elpa.
Loging in with the
--apikey option is not supported due to its
Bitwarden allows three different sources for your password:
- a plain password as an argument following the username
- an environment variable containing the password
- a file containing the password
Bitwarden.el allows a fourth option: the authinfo file on computer. To
use this option, simply add the following line in your
machine bitwarden.example.com login yourusername password yourpassword
Of course, you will have to replace
bitwarden.example.com with the
yourusername with your actual username, and
yourpassword with your actual password. If you do not set your
username or your password in bitwarden.el, the package will look for
them in your auth source file on login. Bitwarden.el retrieves the
server name from the command
$ bw config server
and it strips the result from any
https:// prefix. For
instance, if the command returns
bitwarden.el will look for
example.com/bitwarden in your authinfo
Bitwarden.el has a couple of customizable variables you can find in
bitwarden group when executing
M-x customize-group. Here is a
quick description of these variables:
- Your Bitwarden CLI executable. Set this
variable if Emacs doesn’t find
bwdoes not refer to your Bitwarden CLI. Default value:
- A list of the default arguments
to pass to Bitwarden CLI. By default, only the package only passes
--nointeractionin order to inhibit any attempt from the CLI to launch anything interactive — it should be taken care of by the package itself. Default value:
bitwarden.el is available under the GNU GPL-3.0 license. You can
find the full text in LICENSE.md.