How to stop ssh-agent being started?
ja at jaa.org.uk
Thu Feb 21 18:13:28 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 11:40 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> > On 21/02/2008, Rex Dieter <rdieter at math.unl.edu> wrote:
> >> Chris G wrote:
> >> > I'm running Fedora 7 but I *don't* want ssh-agent started
> >> > automatically, it gets in the way of an ssh pipe I sometimes need to
> >> > create.
> >> >
> >> > I can't see any 'proper' way to prevent it from starting, it appears
> >> > to be hard-coded in /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc-common (and the scripts
> >> > that call it). Am I missing something or is this really not
> >> > configurable?
> >> Atm, all hard-coded, I'm afraid. Proposals have been floating around how
> >> to
> >> make this robust, configurable (and to allow other sorts of session
> >> agents, including, for example, gpg-agent), but nothing has come of that
> >> yet.
> > Do you have links to any information on these proposals? - I ask
> > because I've been looking at the possibilities of better integrating
> > the seahorse agent with fedora too.
> Note DavidZ's insightful comments on:
> -- Rex
Slightly off-topic !!
I'm using F8 x86-64 kdm/kde
I have been putting a 3 line script in /etc/kde/env to get ssh-agent working
To enable ssh-agent then create the file /etc/kde/env/ssh_agent_enable.sh
Is this wrong ?
How should I have been doing it ????
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