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.
Keeper Commander – Installing and Logging In


  1. 1.
    Install Python 3.x
  2. 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:
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.