Automating pam_keyring...

Jonathan Underwood jonathan.underwood at
Tue Jul 17 15:31:00 UTC 2007

On 17/07/07, Todd Zullinger <tmz at> wrote:
> With pam_ssh installed and a small tweak to /etc/pam.d/gdm (similar to
> what you do to use pam_keyring), you can enter your password once and
> be done.  That is, at the gdm login screen you enter your username and
> password and your ssh keys get loaded.  This requires your login
> password and the password on your ssh key(s) to match.

That requirement isn't something that should be encouraged, though,
IMO. There's a reason that ssh uses passphrases.


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