ssh private key password

nodata lsof at
Thu Jan 8 22:42:26 UTC 2009

Am Donnerstag, den 08.01.2009, 17:21 -0500 schrieb Ricky Zhou:
> On 2009-01-08 11:02:14 PM, nodata wrote:
> > I'm wondering when this changed (F10)? I'm sure it didn't act like this
> > in F9.
> > 
> > In F9, I would only be prompted to enter my passphrase if I sshed to a
> > box that accepted pubkey authentication and a ssh-agent did not already
> > have the key.
> > In F10 it asks earlier: when ssh-add is run.
> When you run ssh-add, you are *asking* for the passphrase to be stored
> with ssh-agent, so of course, it has to ask for your passphrase.  This
> is the very purpose of ssh-add.  Could you be confusing ssh-add with
> something else?

No, I'm just getting annoyed that a GUI is popping up when I am using a
command line app. Not sure of the point of it, it seems counter

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