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Re: kdm/ssh-agent


Ulisses Reina Montenegro de Albuquerque (<ulisses@tempest.com.br>)

> This has been bothering me for a while, but it hadn't impacted me much
> until recently -- before my upgrade to KDE 3.3 (Debian Sid/Unstable),
> kdm used to start the ssh-agent as part of my login process. This has
> the side effect of sharing the agent environment variables through
> every application I run under that session. After my upgrade,
> ssh-agent no longer starts up, and of course, when I start it up
> manually, it only serves apps started under the same shell.

kdm should call /etc/X11/Xsession, but for some time has had a wrong
configuration that prevents it from doing that. Make sure
that /etc/kde3/kdm/Xsession exists and looks like this:

#! /bin/sh
# Xsession - run as user

# invoke global X session script
. /etc/X11/Xsession

best regards
        Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen <andreas.janssen@bigfoot.com>
PGP-Key-ID: 0xDC801674 ICQ #17079270
Registered Linux User #267976

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