Enabling ssh-agent?

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Wed Apr 2 15:00:17 MDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 02, 2008 at 01:27:18PM -0600, Andrew Jorgensen wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 13:10 -0600, Charles Curley wrote:
> > The question is, how do I enable ssh-agent at login on the other?
> The files controlling this are in /etc/X11/Xsession.d/
> Also have a look at /etc/X11/Xsession.options for the presence of a line
> saying use-ssh-agent.
> You might also try installing seahorse, it pulls together ssh-agent,
> gpg-agent, and gnome-keyring.

I had all of that already done. That lead me to further experimenting.

ssh-agent is running on the machine. When I am logged in locally on
that machine, it works. It's only when I SSH in from another machine
that it doesn't work. The workaround is to run another instance of
ssh-agent. I just have to remember to do it.


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