[K12OSN] how to set up passwordless ssh access

Jim McQuillan jam at mcquil.com
Sat Jun 16 03:06:33 UTC 2007

check the permissions on the .ssh directory, and the authorized_keys file.

.ssh should be 0700  ('drwx------') and owner/group must be correct for 
that user.

authorized_keys should be 0644 ('-rw-r--r--'), and again owner/group 
must be for that user.

Jim McQuillan
jam at Ltsp.org

Krsnendu dasa wrote:
> I have run ssh-keygen on my home Ubuntu computer.
> Then I pasted the contents of id_rsa.pub into ~/.ssh/authorized_keys
> on the K12LTSP server.
> When I ssh in it still prompts me for my password.
> What else do have have to do so I don't have to enter my password
> every time I ssh in?
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