Summary of password strength discussion

Chris Murphy lists at
Fri Jul 24 15:40:53 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 4:45 AM, Michael Stahl <mstahl at> wrote:

> would it be reasonable to expect the sort of user that wants to use SSH
> to be able to set that up?

No. PKA is an esoteric skill, and you're confused by thinking it's a basic one.

>  maybe provide some GNOME UI to generate a
> key and copy it to .ssh/authorized_keys?

What does this do? The client's public key on some other computer
needs to be copied to this computer that you're enabling SSH on. The
keys aren't generated on this computer.

Chris Murphy

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