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Re: F9 KDE4 running ssh-add at login



John Horne wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> 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
> passphrase.
> 
> 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
> moment.

~/.kde/env should work (so should ksshaskpass, afaik).

~/Autostart (afaik) only works for .desktop files.

-- Rex



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