ssh keychain and github
marius at pov.lt
Mon Jan 26 07:18:58 UTC 2015
On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 10:36:14PM +0000, thufir wrote:
> I want to make commits and push to github without re-entering my password
> repeatedly. I've installed keychain, but only after creating and adding
> the ssh key.
Ubuntu comes with an SSH agent installed and configured by default, so
there's no need to install anything.
You have to manually run 'ssh-add' to add your private SSH key (once, after you
log in) if you want git to use it without asking for your password.
For my own convenience I've created a wrapper script around ssh that
calls 'ssh-add' for me automatically, when I run ssh for the first time
with no keys in my SSH agent:
$ cat ~/bin/ssh
if [ -n "$SSH_AGENT_PID" ]; then
# See if ssh-agent has any identities, and if not, add some
ssh-add -l > /dev/null || ssh-add
exec /usr/bin/ssh "$@"
Microsoft's entry in this cavalcade of horrors is Universal Plug and Play
(UPnP). This is a protocol that allows [...] an end-user system to request a
dynamic port-forwarding from the firewall to the box. Many network
administrators will probably (rightly) recoil at letting applications on a
Windows box dictate firewall policy.
-- Anthony Baxter
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