What's up with ssh key access?
nalin at redhat.com
Wed Apr 16 21:42:31 UTC 2008
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 05:26:53PM -0400, Joe Smith wrote:
> I had some ssh keys set up in my F8 home directory (i.e. ~/.ssh/*).
> When I installed F9 on a new box, I just restored all my files by copying
> from my old drive using "find | cpio".
> Now, when I try to use rsync over an ssh connection (from a terminal), I
> get a GUI dialog titled "Unlock private key" asking for a "password to
> unlock the private key".
> Entering my user password and clicking "OK" seems to have no effect;
> entering nothing and clicking "Deny" twice will eventually allow the rsync
> to complete.
> May I humbly ask: WTF?
I'm pretty sure that's gnome-keyring presenting the dialog. Just to be
sure, the password you gave it was the passphrase for your SSH key? It
works when I give it mine, though I'm not sure I'm happy about the key
being added to the keyring automatically when I do that.
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