8.04 ssh irritation

R Kimber rkimber at ntlworld.com
Sun Apr 27 21:31:05 UTC 2008

On Sun, 27 Apr 2008 18:21:56 +0100
R Kimber wrote:

> After upgrading to 8.04 I find that when I try to establish, by ssh, a
> terminal session on the server that holds my website, a window pops up
> asking me to enter the password to unlock the private key.
> Clicking 'Deny' then produces the password prompt I usually get from
> the server, and I can proceed as normal.
> How may I get rid of this unwanted 'unlock private key' window?

I found the solution:

gconftool-2 --set -t bool /apps/gnome-keyring/daemon-components/ssh

It appears it's a bug.  I hadn't expected that in a security app in an
LTS version.

- Richard
Richard Kimber

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