20 02 | 2012

Opportunistic SSH agent

Written by Tanguy

Classified in : Homepage, Debian, Command line, Lazyweb

To use an SSH agent, one usually has to:

  1. launch the agent;
  2. add his key to it.

The first step can be automated in the desktop or shell startup script (this is a typical use case for login shell-only startup scripts, by the way), but the second one cannot if your private key is protected by a passphrase.

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