How to install yubikey-manager on Debian

yubikey-manager is a Python application requiring some dependencies for it to be installed from the Python repositories, because it is not yet in the official Debian package repository. Here is how:

apt-get install swig libpcsclite-dev
pip3 install yubikey-manager --user

Here is the main commandline utility:


One thought on “How to install yubikey-manager on Debian”

  1. pcscd and libpcsclite-dev is needed too.
    Else you might get: smartcard.pcsc.PCSCExceptions.EstablishContextException: ‘Failure to establish context: Service not available.’

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