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ssh-agent keeping key unlocked longer than it should

I have been having some issues regarding my ssh passphrase and ssh-agent. My intent is that I would like to be prompted for my passphrase for my ssh key everytime I close my terminal an then try to ...
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Best/Cannonical Way to set up ssh-agent on Ubuntu Server?

Unlike Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server does not come with ssh-agent pre-installed and conveniently set up and running. I see plenty of suggestions on the net how to do it, but is there a best ...
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How to set up ssh-agent

I have set up ssh-agent. The problem is, it stills asks for a pass-phrase every time! How do I set it up to only ask for a pass-phrase once? It would be best if it only asked when it was first needed, ...
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How to avoid typing ssh-add everytime

I read and followed some online documentation on how to set up a ssh-agent so that I don't need to type in password every time I ssh to a remote machine. However, with the help of ssh-agent, I still ...
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ssh-add command does not add my identity to ssh-agent

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 and I was about to add my identity to my ssh-agent so I open up a Terminal and did this bjorgvin@buntu:~$ ssh-add -l The agent has no identities. bjorgvin@buntu:~$ ...
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How to set the SSH variable for an existing `ssh-agent` process?

gnome-session starts ssh-agent: sds 2104 1993 0 13:06 ? 00:00:00 gnome-session --session=ubuntu sds 2142 2104 0 13:06 ? 00:00:00 /usr/bin/ssh-agent /usr/bin/dbus-launch ...
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ssh-agent running but not working when logged in using PuTTY

When I am using the terminal directly on the machine running Ubuntu 13.04 ssh-add works fine using the process: /usr/bin/ssh-agent /usr/bin/dbus-launch --exit-with-session /usr/bin/im-launch ...
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ssh-agent not accessible within a schroot

I'm using an schroot to do some builds of deployment packages, and there's a lot of to and fro between the host and the schroot environments. Within the schroot the ssh-agent doesn't seem to be ...
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Using PKCS#8 encrypted private keys w/ ssh-agent

I'm setting up a new Ubuntu system (12.04.2 LTS) for Rails development and wanted to use an encrypted SSH private key as per this article. I can set up a standard ssh keypair using the instructions ...
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How to user multiple ssh keys with different accounts and hosts

i have multiple ssh keys and i have also have account on bitbucket and github. how when ever i use pull it gives me error :/var/www/proj$ git pull origin master conq: repository access denied. ...
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How to get my ssh passphrase remembered during a Ubuntu session?

If I open a gnome terminal and connect to a server through SSH, I am asked for my passphrase by a text prompt in my terminal instead of a GUI, and, worse, this passphrase is not stored in memory for ...
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ssh-agent is not used when ssh is launched from panel launcher (via `gnome-terminal --command`)

I have everything set up so that after I log in and add proper identity to ssh-agent using ssh-add from a gnome-terminal window, I do not have to enter the passphrase again when I invoke ssh myserver. ...
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Which private keys are tested by ssh without configuration?

I know there are several questions about ssh keys and how to configure it. But I found none to answer my question. So here it is: I have several ssh keys in my .ssh directory. For some remotes ...
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what to do about .ssh-agent pop up at login screen? [closed]

I was setting up git with a ssh key passphrase on Ubuntu 12.04 via the terminal with the assistance of Help.GitHub: "You can run ssh-agent automatically when you open bash by adding the following to ...
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How to manually trigger ssh add dialog box?

Running ssh-add at the command line no longer unlocks the ssh keys properly on my system (Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity). Even after I've run ssh-add, when I ssh to a server, I get a dialog box popping up ...
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How to find the added hosts address in SSH?

I have setup-ed key based SSH authentication to all the systems. How ever i have missed out few systems. If i taken the address of the added hosts, i can find out the non added hosts address. Is there ...
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How to get OpenSSH to use ksshaskpass under KDE?

When using a GNOME desktop on Ubuntu, if I use OpenSSH client to connect to another computer (running from the gnome-terminal), I get a single graphic popup asking for my private key's pass-phrase. ...
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SSH client not showing prompt after successful login

I'm having problems with my SSH client on Ubuntu 10.10. When I switch on my computer and open a Terminal and execute the command ssh user@host, it gives me a password prompt after which I enter the ...
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Is there a graphical ssh-agent in 10.04 LTS Server?

I have a co-worker who installed the gnome desktop on top of 10.04 LTS Server. His gnome session is running under ssh-agent, and if he runs ssh-add directly, it immediately prompts for his passphrase ...
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passwordless ssh not working

I've tried to setup a password-less ssh b/w A to B and B to A as well. Generated the public and private key using ssh-keygen -trsa on both the machines. Used the ssh-copy-id utility to copy the ...
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Why won't ssh-agent save my unencrypted key for later use?

Every time I SSH into another server from our headless Ubuntu server I am asked for the password to my key file. Even if I have previously connected to the server. Do you have any idea why this ...
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SSH pubkey authentication works only if another session is already open

Permissions are set correctly on the server (chibi). If I do not have an existing ssh session open to the server, then all new sessions require a password. However if there's already one open, ...
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Why is ssh-add adding duplicate identity keys?

I have created a private/public SSH key pair using ssh-keygen. I use this to authenticate to remote servers. However, I find that when I log in, ssh-add -l already lists my identity key even though I ...
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SSH-Agent can't open a connection to authentication agent?

When I SSH into my firewall server, then attempt to ssh into another machine on the local network from there I get the following error: Could not open a connection to your authentication agent. ...
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byobu and ssh-agent

byobu cannot connect to ssh-agent socket well. actually I can make just one connection via ssh-agent but if I try to establish another ssh connection using the agent, it doesn't work. I've tried ...