pass edit with non-GUI editor

Liberius Clavus liberius at
Tue Nov 26 10:11:31 CET 2019

Matthias Braun <matthias at> writes:

> I'd like to open a password entry using NeoVim in a terminal window.
> This is my current script:
>     #!/usr/bin/env bash
>     shopt -s nullglob globstar
>     prefix=${PASSWORD_STORE_DIR-~/.password-store}
>     password_files=( "$prefix"/**/*.gpg )
>     # Remove the password store directories from its entries
>     password_files=( "${password_files[@]#"$prefix"/}" )
>     # Remove the ".gpg" ending
>     password_files=( "${password_files[@]%.gpg}" )
>     password_entry=$(printf '%s\n' "${password_files[@]}" | rofi -dmenu "$@")
>     [[ -n $password_entry ]] || exit
>     pass edit "$password_entry"
> What I'd like to do is make `pass edit` open a new instance of termite (my terminal emulator) and pass the temporary file containing the password entry to NeoVim.

From what I understand when you select the entry from dmenu you want it
to open a terminal emulator and edit that pass entry. If that's the case
then you should read the manual for termite.

For urxvt and xterm you can do, `urxvt/xterm -e sh -c "pass edit
entry"`. Does this work on termite?

Liberius Clavus
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