On 06/22/2018 03:45 PM, Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 06/22/2018 04:37 AM, Jeffrey Ross wrote:
> > Fast forward to today, the system had been reinstalled (new
> > hardware,
> > new disks, etc) and I no longer have that ability. I'm
> > currently
> > runn Fedora 28 and the desktop is "Gnome", I'm sure it is just a
> > matter of installing/configuring/running the correct
> > application....
> > but which one?
> That's handled by gnome-keyring and, as of this version of GNOME,
> ssh-agent. As far as I can tell, those are both required
> so they're probably not missing on your workstation. The problem
> *might* be that GNOME keyring will only automatically unlock
> keys if there is a valid public key with the same name, and a .pub
> suffix. So, you might not have the public keys. Or, you might have
> .pub file that's *really* old and no longer valid.
> There is an open bug concerning the fact that if there is an
> .pub file in .ssh, GNOME keyring won't automatically unlock *any*
> keys, so remove any old key files.
my .ssh directory has my private key in a file called "id_rsa"
with .pub on the end and if I understand correctly running ssh will
for the private key in a few different file names, none of which end
Or use AddKeysToAgent option in ssh_config, which will automatically
add the keys to the agent on first use.
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