Re: ssh setup: what is the Debian way?
On Sun, 8 Apr 2007 08:47:03 -0400
Roberto C. Sánchez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 07, 2007 at 08:26:23PM -0600, Paul E Condon wrote:
> > Debian automagically starts ssh-agent somewhere along the chain of
> > events that bring up X and Gnome. I don't reboot often, but when I
> > do, I forget to run ssh-add. Where can I place an invocation of
> > ssh-add so that it is run once just after login? I think there must be
> > a Debianly correct answer. What is it?
> Use the keychain package. You edit your ~/.bash_profile (or something
> like that; I forget, but I can look it up later if you want) to add a
> few lines. Whenever you log in, it asks you to enter your ssh and/or
> gpg pass phrases.
IIUC, since he's using ssh-agent he doesn't need keychain, just a place
to call ssh-add, which can be ~/.bash_profile or wherever.