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Re: tramp "Enter passphrase for key"

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: tramp "Enter passphrase for key"
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2010 18:48:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Bastian Beischer <address@hidden> writes:

> I assume that your problem is that these variables are only set in terminals
> but not in programs started from GNOME/KDE/... (where .bashrc and the like
> are not sourced).
> Hence, tramp will not know anything about the ssh-agent and prompt you for
> the password. In that case you should try to find a way to make your
> ssh-agent known to the session.

Usually, Tramp knows ssh_agent, and asks for a *passphrase* then. At
least under GNOME, which I use.

On more modern systems, gnome-keyring is involved, which is also fine.

> Cheers
> Bastian

Best regards, Michael.

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