In Xubuntu 17.04 with XFCE interface, when I am in terminal app, I only get a cli interface asking:

Enter passphrase for key '/home/myusername/.ssh/id_rsa':

I remember that in Ubuntu, when I was in terminal it displays a gui interface asking password to unlock private keys with more options than only insert password.

I try gnome-ask-password in Xubuntu but only ask password without extra options.

How do I get "Unlock private key" dialog (gui) in Xubuntu similar to this:

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I want a gui prompt and with extra options like:

  • Automatically unlock
  • Lock .. when I log out

The gui prompt can be different but with similar options.

Note to make this question clear

How to configure a gui interface in Xubuntu with details like image:
- Automatically unlock this keyring whenever I'm logged in
- Lock this keyring when I log out

Someone knows what are the packages that I must install to have gui like image?

  • That's odd. What's the output of LC_MESSAGES=POSIX kill -s 0 $SSH_AGENT_PID && echo success? – David Foerster Apr 30 '17 at 18:53
  • Ok. Looks like a typo in the previous command then. – David Foerster Apr 30 '17 at 18:55
  • Do you have the package gnome-keyring installed? What's the output of pidof gnome-keyring-daemon? – David Foerster Apr 30 '17 at 19:04
  • Let us continue this discussion in chat. – David Foerster Apr 30 '17 at 19:06

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