Installation on Linux

How to install Keeper Commander on Linux

Supported Operating systems:

  • Ubuntu (Current release and latest LTS release)

  • CentOS (Current)

  • RedHat (Current)

Video Overview

Watch the video below to learn how to install and log in to Keeper Commander.


  1. Install Python 3.x

  2. Install Package installer for Python


Installing Python:

‌Based on your distribution, follow the instructions to install Python 3.x, typical installation commands are listed below.

$ sudo apt install python3


$ yum install -y python3

Also ensure the "Package installer for Python" is installed (you may need to run an apt-get update first):

$ sudo apt install python3-pip


$ sudo yum install python3-pip

Next, upgrade pip3 to the latest version using the command:

$ sudo pip3 install --upgrade pip

Validate Python is correctly installed by checking the installed version from a terminal window:

$ pip3 --version

Next, install Keeper Commander using pip3:

$ pip3 install keepercommander

Once installed, ensure you have the latest version by upgrading Commander:

$ pip3 install --upgrade keepercommander

Please validate all updates in your test environment as commands and functionality is under rapid development.

Now you can launch the keeper shell using command:

$ keeper shell

You should see:

You can find a list of commands you can use at

Note, for your first time logging into a new device or a new location, you may have to perform device approval through email or other 2FA methods.

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