Are Password Managers Really Worth It?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Given the current spate of password thefts, I'm wondering, again, if I should use a password manager. I'm curious about opinions about them. Are they really secure? Every one I've looked at relies on a master password. That becomes your most important password, but it is also the only password you can't manage with the password manager. If that's compromised along with any device running your password manager, you are in trouble. I'm also wondering about consistent use on multiple platforms. I use a Linux desktop, a Macbook, an iPhone, and an iPad. If I commit to a password manager, I (Hardware)