FriBID

Free software for Swedish e-id

About FriBID

FriBID is an open source software for the Swedish e-id system called BankID. FriBID also supports processor architectures and Linux/BSD distributions that the official software doesn't support.

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The latest version is 1.0.3 (changelog). Please note that Nexus Personal / BankID Säkerhets­program must be uninstalled before you can start using FriBID.

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FAQ

Is FriBID an official BankID client?
No, it's not. You use FriBID at your own risk. But we're working to make it fully compatible with BankID.
My e-id is a smart card, can I use it?
Yes, but a few extra steps are required after the installation, see the wiki (in Swedish, unfortunately).
Is it possible to obtain a new e-id with FriBID?
Yes. Please report problems on the forums or on the fribid-user mailing list!
Will FriBID continue working after BankID's technology shift?
The plan is to adapt FriBID to the new system during 2014, but we can't promise anything.
Does e-id from Nordea, Telia or SEB work with FriBID?
No, they are incompatible with the BankID system and also FriBID (however, Nexus Personal is also used by Nordea as their e-id software).
Is FriBID secure?
You use it entirely at your own risk, but we're doing our best to make it secure of course.
Where/how are the e-id (certificate) files stored by FriBID?
They are stored in PKCS#12 format in a directory called cbt in your home directory. The official software used to store certificate files here too, up to version 4.10.
How can I check that FriBID is working?
You can do that on this test page.
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