new file: fedora.mdwn
authorPhilip Durbin <philipdurbin@gmail.com>
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 13:27:30 +0000 (09:27 -0400)
committerPhilip Durbin <philipdurbin@gmail.com>
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 13:27:30 +0000 (09:27 -0400)
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+How can I prevent GNOME for prompting for my ssh key password?
+
+    [pdurbin@beamish ~]$ ssh-add
+    Enter passphrase for /home/pdurbin/.ssh/id_rsa: 
+    Identity added: /home/pdurbin/.ssh/id_rsa (/home/pdurbin/.ssh/id_rsa)
+    [pdurbin@beamish ~]$ ssh server1.greptilian.com
+
+A pop up appears:
+
+> Enter password to unlock the private key
+> 
+> An application wants access to the private key
+> 'pdurbin@beamish', but it is locked
+>
+> Password:
+> 
+> () Automatically unlock this key
+> whenever I'm logged in
+> 
+> (Cancel)   (Unlock)
+
+I click "Cancel" (twice) and see this back on the console:
+
+    Agent admitted failure to sign using the key.
+    Agent admitted failure to sign using the key.
+    pdurbin@server1.greptilian.com's password: 
+
+This is Fedora 17:
+
+    [pdurbin@beamish ~]$ cat /etc/redhat-release 
+    Fedora release 17 (Beefy Miracle)