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Re: ssh private key password



On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 22:26 +0100, nodata wrote:
> When I run ssh-add, a gnome dialog pops up asking me for the password to
> my private ssh key.
> 
> I find this a little odd, since I am not running ssh to connect
> anywhere.
> 
> I also find this a little disconcerting: I don't like giving my private
> key's to programs that ask for it.
> 
> Is anyone else experiencing this?
> 

It's asking to store the passphrase in your gnome-keyring as
gnome-keyring is acting as an ssh-agent for you.

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Jesse Keating
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