Re: ssh & ssh-askpass obnoxious dialogs
here is some help from the german user list:
as root execute 'chmod a=rw /dev/tty'
Am Montag, 26. April 2004 16:37 schrieb hamish:
> I just updated ssh from debian unstable... And a horrible 'enhancement'
> just reared its ugly head.
> It would appear that now when you attempt to ssh out from an xterm that
> has its DISPLAY env set, some poxy ssh-askpass pops up and gets you to
> type your password into it, instead of there being a prompt on your
> terminal that you actually kicked off ssh from...
> First question... How do I disable this from happening without having to
> either change my DISPLAY env, and without specifying additional
> parameters on the command line? if I'd wanted some X window popup for
> authentication, I'd be running windoze!
> There appears to be no man page for ssh-askpass, nor any docs in the man
> pages for ssh or ssh_config that would affect this obnoxious (IMO)
> Oh... The default failure mode for this is to break BTW, because
> although ssh appears to REQUIRE ssh-askpass, it doesn't get installed as
> a pre-req!
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