[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

F9 KDE4 running ssh-add at login


I am running Fedora 9, with KDE4, and am trying to get ssh-add to prompt
me for my passphrase when KDE starts up. Actually it does prompt me, but
the problem seems to be that it never remembers the passphrase. I always
have to manually run 'ssh-add' from the command-line, and then enter the

I see that others have had a similar problem (and not just Fedora
users), but none of the solutions work. I have tried adding a soft link
to 'ssh-add' in the ~/.kde/Autostart directory; I currently have a very
small shell script that calls '/usr/bin/ssh-add' in the Autostart
directory; I have also tried these solutions in the ~/.kde/env
directory; and finally I have tried using ksshaskpass, which also did
not work, but as far as I can tell this only works for KDE3 at the

Putting in some simple echo commands (redirected to a file), I can see
that the script in Autostart is being run, and that ssh-agent is

Anyone got a solution for this?



John Horne, University of Plymouth, UK  Tel: +44 (0)1752 587287
E-mail: John Horne plymouth ac uk       Fax: +44 (0)1752 587001

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]