I’ve attached three screenshots, first showing the save password prompt, where I click save to save the password, then after that I log out and take another screenshot showing the autofill non-password popup, where the password wasn’t saved, then a final one after clicking it to show that the password indeed is unequivocally not saved. Also, I’ve searched other issues on this topic and most other people are on different platforms and the support instructions are completely irrelevant to me because I’m not on Mac or Windows, or they’re not actually about the passwords not being saved, but some other problem.
Description of the issue:
On the binary release version Version 1.2.42 Chromium: 79.0.3945.117 (Official Build) on Arch Linux, the vast majority of my passwords (so far, all but one) are not being saved. I’m using KDE Plasma, and I have KDEWallet open, and it says it has an active password file for Brave. Also, autofill for usernames/email addresses IS working, so when I go to a site like gmail.com, and click the username field, my username pops up. However, it’s only an autofill popup, and not a PASSWORD autofill popup (with the key). When I log on, I’m promped to save my password, and I click save. However, nothing is saved. Next time I try to log in, I get the same exact result, with the same exact autofills, and the same exact prompt. So far, the only site where I get the actual key autofill that autofills the password is lutris.net. But even then, when I go to Settings>Advanced Settings>Privacy and Security>Passwords, under the section “Saved passwords appear here” or whatever, there’s nothing. I have the exact same package and version of brave on Manjaro, and passwords always save there. Also, I’m not clearing my history upon exit, or anything like that. My session is actually set to restore upon launch, which it does. But my logins are not saved, and the passwords are not saved. So I’m constantly clicking “Save Password” for dozens of site, only for it to not be saved. Definitely a bug.
How can this issue be reproduced?
- Install Version 1.2.42 Chromium: 79.0.3945.117 (Official Build) from the AUR in Arch Linux
- Try to save a password, for example, for google.
- Log out, and try to log back in with the saved password. It’s not saved.
Passwords are saved, as literally every other browser on earth is able to manage.
Brave Version( check
Version 1.2.42 Chromium: 79.0.3945.117 (Official Build)
I absolutely love Brave, and I love what it stands for. As a Linux user, obviously privacy is important to me, and on top of that aside from this issue, Brave performs better and faster than any other browser. But I cannot have it not saving my passwords, and I’d hate to go back to Firefox.