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Re: using ssh-agent with kde

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Chandler" <alan@chandlerfamily.org.uk>
To: <debian-kde@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 2:11 PM
Subject: Re: using ssh-agent with kde

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> On Tuesday 12 February 2002 2:23 pm, yugami wrote:
> >
> > there is a setting in the kdm config that turns on ssh-agent, and a gui
> > that asks for your passphrase.
> OK, I'll bite - what setting?
> I went all the way through /etc/kde2/kdm/kdmrc and I could find no such
> setting.  I also looked in kdm.options

sorry, not kdm,  Xsession.options add a line

> >
> > what I do is use kdm and then set SSH_ASKPASS to point to that gui app
> > run ssh-add at login to kde
> Whats the name of the gui app that you use - I am aware of the debian
> ssh_askpass packages for an x app - is there a kde one? (I seem to
> seeing one a while back but can't find it)

whatever the x app one is, you don't need anything specific to KDE just
config kde to launch ssh-add on startup, ssh-add launches the ssh_askpass

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