what is ssh-sgent?

sktsee sktsee at tulsaconnect.com
Sun May 4 16:38:42 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-05-04 at 09:18 +0100, Chris G wrote:


> ssh-agent is a useful utility in some circumstances but, in my
> opinion, doesn't offer me much.  It's a pity it can't be turned off
> easily, if you don't use it then it does nothing but is one of those
> processes that provokes threads like this one - "what's it for?".

It's very easy to turn off.

1. Edit /etc/X11/Xsession.options and comment out the line
2. Restart your session.


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